February 15, 2022
Code for America Is Making Public Benefits More Accessible
Applying for public assistance is difficult in most states, but Minnesota’s online application was particularly complicated until November of 2021, when a revamped version of the site went live for all benefits applicants in Minnesota. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) “food stamps,” housing support, child care assistance, and more, all had their own process, and could take up to two hours to complete. Each county in the state also has its own system for managing documents and communicating with applicants.
How do we win the fight against NTDs? Sustain. Collaborate.
In recognition of World NTD Day, we spoke to Joy Shu'aibu of Sighstavers about the road to elimination for Trachoma and other NTDs devastating communities worldwide.
How do we fix the broken US cash bail system? It starts with those most impacted.
The cash bail system in the United States is broken, the Bail Project is changing that.
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