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For more information about the Voices Advocacy Network and how you can help, contact Chelsea Sedani, CWU Public Policy Coordinator, at 617.259.2936 or csedani@liveworkthrive.org

What's New at CWU

November 13, 2014

CWU and collaborators release findings of year long consumer debt project

On Thursday, November 13th, CWU and collaborators released the findings of their most recent study: From Opportunity to Burden: Profiles of Low Income Households Caught in the Credit Trap. One of the least research contributors to poverty, consumer debt can affect diverse areas of peoples' lives, ranging from degrading physical and mental health, to preventing some from accessing post-secondary education or securing employment. This study explored the roots of crippling consumer debt and its consequences, and makes policy recommendations to help Massachusetts residents combat its negative effects.

November 13, 2014

From Opportunity to Burden:

The result of a year-long collaborative study, From Opportunity to Burden: Profiles of Individuals Caught in the Credit Trap chronicles how consumer debt prevents low-income Massachusetts residents from achieving economic independence and makes service and policy recommendations for removing financial instability as a barrier to self-sufficiency.

November 13, 2014

Crittenton Women's Union releases report detailing impact of debt on low-income families striving for economic independence

Report and subsequent policy recommendations are products of advisory group of more than 20 social service and advocacy organizations led by Crittenton Women’s Union


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