Article Link This April 15, 2013, piece found on the Huffington Post website written by Bruce Hartford, a member of the Civil Rights Movement Veterans, talks about a perspective on what the real causes of poverty may be while taking a look beneath the surface of the issue.
Article Link This piece by Kim Rosas on the "Dirty Diaper Laundry" blog talks about Congress issuing orders to ration cloth diapers, and forbidding the military from using cloth diapers to clean their weapons. Despite the rationing Diaper services experienced a lot of growth during this time not only because of the first of the … Continue reading “Diaper Shortage in the 1940’s and Congress was to blame!”
Article Link This is an older piece but still offers some interesting things to consider when comparing cloth diapers to disposable diapers. The piece was published on May 8, 2016 by Kendyl Salcito and is on the Washington Post website. The piece looks beyond the surface and delves into the production of both types of … Continue reading “Why cloth diapers might not be the greener choice”
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Information Link This October 18, 2016 article and video by Janet Upadhye found on the Bustle.com website talks about the reality of what it is like to be a homeless woman trying to take care of themselves during their period with almost no money, unsheltered, and lacking access to a shower.
Article Link This March 14, 2016 article talks about what is happening in 25 New York City Schools in an effort to aid female students in having access to feminine hygiene items while they are at school.
Article Link This article dated May 5, 2016, by Joanne Goldblum Founder and Executive Director, National Diaper Bank Network. Talks about what Mothers Day is like and what it should be for Mom's in poverty.
Article Link This April 4, 2016 article found on the Washington Post website talks about what is and isn't working in the fight against poverty in the United States.
Article Link This March 8, 2016 Washington Post article offers a more detailed look at why even toilet paper is more expensive for low-income people than it is for people with higher incomes.
Article Link This March 28, 2016 article on CBS.com talks about the multitude of fees faced by low-income people, but not incurred by those in higher income brackets. fees range from check cashing fees to higher interest rates on loans to higher cost for a parking ticket and even more expensive toilet paper.