Defining Affordable Housing From Harlem To Hollywood

Last week we posted the article The City’s ‘Unaffordable’ Affordable Housing Program In East Harlem, according to a recent study by Harvard University, 10.9 million renters (one in four) spend more than half of their income on housing. Continue Reading →

Mothers Who Follow Five healthy Habits May Reduce The Risk Of Obesity In Children

A new study led by Harvard University has found that children and adolescents whose mothers follow five healthy habits are 75 percent less likely to develop obesity when compared to children whose mothers don’t follow those habits. Continue Reading →

Harvard Announce No Tuition and No Student Loans

public schoolFrom D. Weaver

Harvard University announced over the weekend that from now on undergraduate students from low-income families will pay no tuition. In making the announcement, Harvard’s president Lawrence H. Summers said, “When only ten percent of the students in elite higher education come from families in the lower half of the income distribution, we are not doing enough. Continue Reading →