Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Many nonprofits are still feeling the impact of the recession: http://ow.ly/4iNxU
  • Food stamps and tax aid helped prevent thousands from falling below the poverty line during the recession. http://nyti.ms/eH1ZP1
  • Unemployment is down in the District: http://wapo.st/hlETTc
  • Have you noticed a bigger grocery bill lately? Food prices have risen dramatically, which means poverty and hunger are up too. http://huff.to/gPbHnO
  • Marcia Greenberger, a former Hope Award honoree, on how the affordable health care act will affect women – and what we risk if it gets repealed: http://huff.to/f0JYUL

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