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Want to check out a guitar? 7 library services you may not know about
Your local branch may lend musical instruments, let you renew a driver’s license and give you some eggplant seeds.
This Tennessee library can offer more services — when it pays as much as McDonald's
“We don't have enough people to add new things," like social services, says the director of the Marshall County Memorial system.
As homelessness rises, some states make it illegal to sleep outside
In Missouri, it’s now illegal. In Tennessee, it can be a felony. But criminalizing homelessness could make it harder for people to find homes.
How COVID-19 is changing church
“There’s an opportunity to rethink church, and I hope we take it,” says the Rev. Chris Butler, a Chicago-based pastor.
Community policing: a more holistic approach to law enforcement
The idea is to create more formal partnerships between community members and officers to foster greater trust.
Trump administration's "public charge" rules go into effect
Getting food aid or housing assistance could hurt immigrants' chances of getting a green card.
Will that extra money in your Social Security check add up to much?
An estimated 67 million Americans receiving the benefits will see a 2.8 percent cost-of-living boost to their checks.
How food banks are reaching high-risk seniors
The AARP estimates more than 10 million people 50 and older are at risk of going hungry every day in the United States. In Florida, where many baby boomers retire, this food insecurity is compounded by a lack of public transportation. Some food banks are holding food drops to bring food and other health-related events […]
Georgia experiments with food stamp work training program
But state's training program spends much more per person than the figure Congress might allocate if it decides to pass a SNAP work requirement
In Erie, social services are a lifeline
New work requirements may change things for those who receive food and housing assistance in the Pennsylvania city.