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Instead of SSI, the AABD program continues on the island, with low federal aid and the obligation of state matching.
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SSI brought a Puerto Rican family back from economic ruin when they most needed it, but they lost the help as soon as they returned to the island.
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Three bills and Biden’s social agenda legislation wait for the House and Senate’s attention.
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After the US Supreme Court decision on Vaello Madero case, Puerto Rico District Court lifts stay in two pending cases.
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Why do so many able-bodied actors take on roles portraying a person with disabilities?
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When a major wildfire burns into an urban area, federal disaster officials are quick to offer financial help to people who lose their homes. But not everyone is eligible for aid after a wildfire.
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Discrimination and segregation in America are nothing new. Measuring their effects on health, however, is.
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Perla Trevizo is a recipient of the University of Southern California Annenberg Center's Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being. Other stories in this series can be found here.
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Both explicit racism and microaggressions can hurt the health and well-being of people of color, writes psychologist Gina Torino.
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"The magic is in how we listen and how we ask," writes reporter Gisela Telis. "When reporting on people who are struggling or have struggled, give them space to let you in to their world, and be vulnerable enough to say: Help me understand."

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