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As the number of evictions rises, a new reporting project will look at the mental health effects... more »
posted 07/25/22
Arkansas has a child mortality rate far higher than the national average. Is the state doing... more »
posted 10/22/19

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Carmen Diaz remembers what it was like to be forced out of her home — to be a 13- or 14-year-old who had to pack up her room and stay at a family friend’s house, unsure of where her family would go next.
When Elizabeth Rodriguez tells her 8-year-old son that she doesn’t have any of his baby pictures, not even one or two, she starts to break down.
Educational and child care disruptions because of housing instability are growing increasingly common. The disruptions can have immediate and long-term impacts on kids’ mental health, academic success and social lives.