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How We Survive: The Deepening Homeless Crisis (encore)

We visit with a family who lost their home and now lives inside their cramped trailer in a city parking lot. And we’ll hear how two different communities are dealing with the economic crisis by taking matters into their own hands.

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How We Survive: The Deepening Homeless Crisis

We visit with a family who lost their home and now lives inside their cramped trailer in a city parking lot. And, how two different communities are dealing with the economic crisis by taking matters into their own hands.

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Children Denied: Family Cap and Foster Care

On this special Welfare Radio Collaborative edition of Making Contact, we’ll explore the “family-cap” and its effect on women’s lives, as well as the studies that call it into question.

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Social Security “Reform”: Rolling Back the New Deal

On this edition, we’ll explore the importance of the program to those often overlooked in the current debate over Social Security, like young people, and the disabled.

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A Poor System: Welfare Punishing Women

On this program, from the Women’s Desk of the National Radio Project, we look at the history and attitudes behind welfare policy in the United States, where we will hear from recipients who have experienced first-hand how the welfare system treats women like criminals for being poor.

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Regulating Motherhood: Race, Class and Policy

On this program from the Women’s Desk of the National Radio Project, we discuss how drug laws, welfare reform, and the foster care system affect women and families who are low-income.

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