Wealth & Poverty - Most Recent
Nov 1, 2013
A 2009 extension of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, expires today.
Nov 1, 2013
Starting today, Americans will get less in foods stamp assistance. We talk to one of them.
Oct 30, 2013
The National Black Child Development Institute says the conversation around poverty and success in the African-American community needs to be shifted.
Oct 25, 2013
About half of public school children today qualify for free and reduced-price meals at school. A new federal option allows high-poverty schools to feed all students at no charge.
Oct 24, 2013
A new documentary film chronicles the journey of minority boys through a predominantly-white, private education system.
Oct 21, 2013
In some markets, wealthy owners are buying smaller and less costly homes, but they aren't scaling back on luxe details inside their mansions.
Oct 16, 2013
The housing crisis hit many black families in West Oakland. One community activist thinks how the real-estate market is doing now doesn't match the neighborhood.
Oct 14, 2013
A San Francisco group helps launch small business owners with micro-loans, which in turn create a path to mainstream credit when they are ready to expand.
Oct 11, 2013
Leaders at a few startups in Silicon Valley test out new strategies to raise diversity at their workplaces.
Oct 10, 2013
The Mission Asset Fund in San Francisco leverages informal lending circles of low-income immigrants, to help borrowers eventually gain access to mainstream bank loans.