Author: Abby Geluso

  • RAFT Program Prevents Homelessness, Saves Taxpayers Millions

    RAFT Program Prevents Homelessness, Saves Taxpayers Millions

    In 2016, taxpayers in the state of Massachusetts saved roughly $137 million thanks to the Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) program. By allotting $12.5 million to homelessness prevention, 1,319 clients were assisted in Boston alone. The vast savings is due to the fact that to hold a family in emergency housing for the […]

  • Harvard Receives Grant to Study Racial and Economic Inequality, Influence Public Policy

    Harvard Receives Grant to Study Racial and Economic Inequality, Influence Public Policy

    Harvard University professor William Julius Wilson will be spearheading a new study conducted by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Studies. As recent news suggests, racial and economic inequality continues to be a poignant reality in America today. In response, the Hutchins Center’s study will send students onto the streets of Boston to […]