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Election 2012: Presidential Candidate Chart

We urge our fellow citizens to see beyond party politics, to analyze campaign rhetoric critically, and to choose their political leaders according to principle, not simply party affiliation or mere self-interest.

- Faithful Citizenship, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Asset Building Lesson 3: Policy Options

The slides will advance themselves on a timer, but you can use the controls at the bottom to pause, skip ahead, or repeat something. Make sure to wait when the slides titled “Reid Cramer” and “Rachel Black” appear to hear them talk about asset building policy options.

Asset Building Lesson 2: A Brief History

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Lesson 1: Introduction to Asset-Building

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Our New Healthcare Law: The Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 23, 2010. Here is a list of resources that will help you understand this law.

People's Healthcare Stories

Stories about healthcare situations of different families, and how the new law would help.

What Part of Legal Immigration Don't You Understand?

A handy chart from Reason magazine explains the current immigration process.

How Federal Unemployment Insurance (UI) Extensions Work

This fact sheet provides basic details about the tiers and levels of UI benefits currently under discussion.

TANF Tested: Lives of Families in Poverty during the Recession

See the results of NETWORK's study on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and reflect on the lives of families in poverty during the recession.