Poverty

What are your choices to find affordable insurance?

Publication date: 
07/2012

If you are Not Insured, what will your choices be to find affordable insurance?
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in March 2010. The ACA helps uninsured people get affordable health coverage. ACA changes take place between now and 2014. The ACA does not apply to illegal immigrants.
More than 1.3 million adults are uninsured in Ohio. Many earn less than the Federal Poverty Level. But some people of all ages and incomes have a hard time fi nding health insurance they can afford.

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Ohio Poverty Study

Publication date: 
01/2010

This new report, The State of Poverty in Ohio: Building a Foundation for Prosperity, covers a time period of more than one year to better tell the story of the recession which hit Ohio and the U.S. in late 2008 and the subsequent efforts toward recovery. OACAA commissioned Community Research Partners (CRP) to conduct research for Building a Foundation for Prosperity.

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State of Poverty 2012

You’ll find out in this report that poverty happens everywhere in Ohio. But you’ll also learn about a few programs from local Community Action Agencies and other organizations that can make a real difference in Ohio’s communities. With supportive programs, the Ohio economy grows and businesses and people prosper because individuals and families are self-sufficient.

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Confronting Suburban Poverty

Confronting Suburban Poverty in America paints a new picture of poverty in the United States, presents examples of innovative models and solutions emerging in regions across the country, and offers recommendations for modernizing poverty alleviation and community development strategies in a way that reflects the scale of today’s need. - See more at: http://confrontingsuburbanpoverty.org/about/#sthash.KWO3r4tp.dpuf

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