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  • 1.Effects of Poverty, Hunger, and Homelessness on Children and Youth
    Where child poverty is concentrated, the effects of youth poverty regarding academic achievement, psychosocial outcomes and physical health, the prevalence of child hunger in the U.S., the effects of hunger and undernutrition on child development, the risks severe hunger can have on school-aged youth, the risk factors for homelessness in children and youth, and more.
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  • 2.Office on Socioeconomic Status Resources & Publications
    Publications, The SES Indicator, APA Policy Statements on Socioeconomic Status and SES Network and Listserv.
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  • 3.The New Battle on Poverty
    The 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty examines the consequences of poverty — homelessness, poor health, hunger, high-poverty neighborhoods plagued with high crime and low-performing schools, in a pool of shallow opportunities.
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  • 4.Poverty and Socioeconomic Status
    Advocacy efforts address access to health care, education, safe and affordable housing, adequate wages, safety net programs and employment laws.
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  • 5.Poverty’s Impact on Women’s Mental Health
    The estimates of the numbers of women on welfare who experience major depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and agoraphobia, as well as serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, vary a good deal. Generally, however, most reports find that poor women experience these mental health disorders at much higher rates than the general population.
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  • 6.Social Class Curricula: Course Syllabi
    Psychology professors who address social class in their courses contributed relevant syllabi & class units/sessions.
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  • 7.Public Interest Government Relations Office
    The Public Interest Government Relations Office actively engages in shaping federal policy to promote psychology in the public interest. Issue areas include: aging; children, youth and families; individuals with disabilities; ethnic minority affairs; HIV/AIDS; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues; socioeconomic status; and women’s issues.
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  • 8.APA Supports National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day
    The Public Interest Government Relations Office supports the recognition of National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day.
    Web Page (November 2010)
  • 9.APA Policy Statements on Socioeconomic Status
    Resolution on Poverty and SES: This resolution has framed poverty as an outcome of inequalities that render certain demographic groups more vulnerable.
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  • 10.APA Weighs In To Support Raising the Minimum Wage
    APA supports raising the minimum wage to lift low-wage workers out of poverty.
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