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Federal Budget | Census Data |The Economy | Tax Policy | Food & Nutrition |Civic Engagement

Most Recent Webinar

February 2014: Why We Should Raise the Minimum Wage with Senator Tom Harkin

The Federal Budget

December 2013: What’s in the New Budget Deal…and What’s Not

March 2013: Seriously Important Federal Budget Choices: What’s Next?

January 2013: Fiscal Cliff Notes: What You Need to Know about What’s Happened so Far, And What Comes Next (1/28/13)

April 2012:  Impact of Looming Budget Cuts on Low-Income Families, our Communities, and our Economy: Tools and Resources to Help You Fight Back (4/10/12)

November 2011: Emergency Update with Senator Al Franken (11/16/11)

October 2011: Deficits, Domestic Programs and Pentagon Spending (10/27/11)

August 2011: The Deficit Deal Explained (8/18/11)

June 2011 : Webinar: Stop the Slashing (6/7/11)

April 2011 : Extreme Federal Budget Threats (4/12/11)

March 2011 : Stories Behind the Cuts (3/14/11)

February 2011 : A Better Budget for All (2/25/11)

August 2010 : Deficit Fever Webinar (8/19/10)

February 2010 : The President’s Budget Explained (2/18/10)

April 2009: President Obama’s First Budget

The Federal Budget Explained: Updates and Actions (4/7/09)

March 2009: The Path to Rebuild and Renew America Now (3/5/2009)

February 2008: President Bush’s Last Budget – Why it Matters, and What’s Next? (2/7/2008)

November 2007: How to Add Billions for Needed Services (11/01/2007)

February 2007: What’s in the President’s FY ’08 Budget for Human Needs (2/8/2007)

January 2007: The Federal Budget: Why it Matters and How You Can Make a Difference (1/24/2007)

The Census

2012 Census Data: Using the New Poverty Data (9/10/13)

2011 Census Data: Using the New Poverty, Income, and Health Insurance Data (9/6/13)

2010 Census Data: Wake Up Call to the Nation: How to Use the New Poverty and Health Insurance Data (9/8/11)

2009 Census Data: How to Use Important New Poverty, Income and Health Insurance Data (9/7/10)

2007 Census Data: Time for a Shared Recovery: Using the 2007 Census Data to Show the Harmful and Needless Persistence of Poverty (8/19/08)

2006 Census Data: Using the 2006 Poverty, Income and Health Insurance Data to Make the Case for Human Needs (8/21/07)

The Economy

February 2014: Why We Should Raise the Minimum Wage with Senator Tom Harkin

Special Briefing Call: New Findings from the Ms. Foundation’s 2011 Poll, Community Voices for the Economy
With special guest speaker Celinda Lake (4/29/11)

Jobs: A Webinar on What the Federal Government Must Do January 28, 2010
Sponsored by organizations who are part of Jobs for America Now.

Advocating for Jobs and Economic Recovery Legislation  January 6, 2009
Sponsored by USAction & CHN

The Economic Crisis: How we Got into this Mess.
What We as a Nation and as Advocates Can Do About It. 
(10/30/08)

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Towards Shared Recovery (4/25/2008)

Tax Policy

Taxes for the Common Good: What You Need to Know (6/11/09)
Audio Briefing:
(Note: Unfortunately, due to technical problems the full briefing is not available)

  • Joan Entmacher, NWLC, discusses the negative impact unfair tax policies have produced in recent years and reviews a set of progressive revenue raising policies that would benefit the common good.
  • Alison Goldberg, Wealth for the Common Good, reviews effective strategies to mobilize business leaders and wealth spokespeople for tax fairness.

Presentation Slides:

Food & Nutrition

December 8, 2009: One in Six Americans is in a Struggle Against Hunger

Civic Engagement

Do’s and Don’ts for Nonprofits in an Election Year (11/31/12)