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CHILD POVERTY IS A POLICY CHOICE, BUT ON TAX DAY, PARENTS TAKE CHARGE

CHILD POVERTY IS A POLICY CHOICE, BUT ON TAX DAY, PARENTS TAKE CHARGE By Kevin Zwick, CEO April 15, 2022 The pandemic has made it…

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URBAN LEAGUE OF THE GREATER SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CHAMPIONS FOR BLACK COMMUNITIES 

A look back at housing justice in the Bay Area’s Black communities with Urban League of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.   The disparities…

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LAUNCHING OUR NEXT CENTURY OF IMPACT – DISMANTLING POVERTY. REBUILDING FOR EQUITY.

  AMIDST RISING HUNGER, INCOME DISPARITIES, AND HOUSING INSECURITY IN THE REGION, UNITED WAY BAY AREA UNVEILS OUR NEW STRATEGIC PLAN.   By Kevin Zwick,…

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AS FOOD PRICES RISE, UWBA CONTINUES OUR FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER

By Kevin Zwick   At this stage in our pandemic recovery, typical economic indicators are pointing upwards, including new hires and wage gains. Despite these…

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PAYING RENT IS STILL A CHALLENGE PART 3 OF A 3-PART SERIES

Did you know that over 148,000 Bay Area residents are NOT caught up on their rent payments?   This article is the last in our…

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PAYING RENT IS STILL A CHALLENGE PART 2 OF A 3-PART SERIES

  Did you know that over 148,000 Bay Area residents are NOT caught up on their rent payments?   As mentioned in part 1 of…

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PAYING RENT IS STILL A CHALLENGE PART 1

Did you know that over 148,000 Bay Area residents are NOT caught up on their rent payments?   Last year, United Way Bay Area worked…

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DISMANTLING POVERTY THROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGES

By: Kevin Zwick    Sparky Harlan, the long-time CEO of Bill Wilson Center in Santa Clara, CA, is the most dedicated leader housing homeless youth…

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THE REAL COST TO LIVE IN THE BAY AREA

The 2021 Real Cost Measure Report again reveals the true high cost of living in the Bay Area and in California.   United Ways of…

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THE CHILD TAX CREDIT: AN EQUITABLE SOLUTION TO HELP KIDS THRIVE

  By: Kevin Zwick A year ago this month, I came to United Way Bay Area inspired by this organization’s 100-year history tackling the root…

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