The Self-Sufficiency Standard in the News

Report: Health Care In Connecticut Is Unaffordable For Hundreds of Thousands
CT News Junkie | June 24, 2021

Childcare is replacing housing as the top reason California is unaffordable
Fast Company | May 17, 2021 

MAKING ENDS MEET: Housing tops expenses for professionals just getting started
The Sheridan Press | May 14, 2021 

San Jose mayor, housing advocates talk post-pandemic housing
San Jose Spotlight | May 12, 2021

As cities test guaranteed income, Dems push Biden on recurring payments
Local 21 News | April 1, 2021

Upcoming Webinar on the Self-Sufficiency Standard in Western Colorado
Montrose Press | March 25, 2021 

Marin Community Foundation’s Universal Basic Income program will use the Self-Sufficiency Standard for California to set income eligibility
The Mercury News | March 25, 2021

The Self-Sufficiency Standard highlights that the minimum-wage is too low in Wyoming
Wyofile | March 12, 2021

The financial hurdles of a Colorado family navigating the pandemic, how the Self-Sufficiency Standard illustrates real cost of living
Aspen Daily News | March 9, 2021

Multnomah County’s Preschool for All program will use the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Oregon to prioritize access to free high-quality preschool for 3 and 4 year olds
Multnomah County | March 4, 2021

Wyoming Women’s Foundation uses the Self-Sufficiency Standard to advocate for expanded Medicaid bills in the Wyoming Legislature
Casper Star Tribune | March 4, 2021

The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Connecticut is used to demonstrate the impact of minimum wage increases on benefits cliffs for working families 
Connecticut Voices for Children | February 2021

Coronavirus Homelessness Has Already Hit Colorado. She Was One Of The First
CPR News | July 13, 2020

Cost Of Living Denies Many in Chesco Self-Sufficiency: Report
Patch | August 3, 2020

Congress Must Extend COVID Unemployment Coverage
Colorado Politics | August 11, 2020

Tucson Workers, Families Hurt Financially by Pandemic can Soon Apply for Grants | August 13, 2020

City of Tucson Provides $3 Million in Grants to Local Workers and Families
Tuscon Weekly |
August 13, 2020

Guilford Wages Fall Short, Study Says, and Many Families are Close to ‘Devastation’
News & Record | August 18, 2020

North Carolina Families Struggling To Make Ends Meet Even Before Covid-19 Hit
The Ritz Herald | August 20, 2020

Flaws in CT’s Healthcare System Must be Identified to be Corrected
The CT Mirror | August 20, 2020

Child care adds complications for families struggling through pandemic
CBS17 |
August 20, 2020

A Chester County working mom’s perspective on school in pandemic era
Daily Local News | August 24, 2020

COVID-19 employment interruptions create cascade of unmet expenses
Jackson Hole News & Guide | September 16, 2020

YWCA Receives $25,000 Grant to Continue Providing Tuition Assistance
SweetWaterNow |
September 21, 2020

Study: All Washington counties see cost-of-living increase over past three years
KREM2 | October 15, 2020

WA Office of Financial Management reports 63% growth of median household income between 2000 and 2019
KHQ Q6 | October 19, 2020

How poverty hurts Washington state’s democracy
Crosscut | October 21, 2020

Self-sufficiency demands higher wages, according to new research
The Daily | October 30, 2020

Making ends meet: How Summit County’s hourly wage workers patch together a tight budget
Summit Daily | November 15, 2020

How Summit County’s hourly wage workers patch together a tight budget
The Know Outdoors |
November 17, 2020

Another round of relief could be on the way – here’s what an average NC resident could get with $600 |
December 22, 2020

Talk of rising inflation is dominating the news cycles, but what is inflation, what does it mean for families struggling to make ends meet, and how does it compare to the increase in cost of basic needs observed in the Self-Sufficiency Standard?
Congress is continuing the negotiations of the Biden-Harris administration’s Build Back Better agenda, including the American Families Plan provisions to dramatically lower the cost of child care for families across the country.

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