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Remembering Where We Came From: A Brief History of American Progress

But when was America great? Was it when business ruled the country and profits came first? If so, that was the age Mark Twain named Gilded.
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September 20, 2016 Our national partner, the Coalition on Human Needs (www.chn.org), just released a new report The High Cost of Being Poor Empower Missouri continues to fight for the proposals outlined in this report on the state level and supports the efforts of the Coalition on Human Needs in their national efforts. The new Census...
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Important minimum wage campaigns conversations are currently happening in both Kansas City and St. Louis. Community leaders have asked Vision for Children at Risk and Empower Missouri to analyze how increases in the minimum wage would impact on families with low incomes, since many need the help of programs like Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP,...
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Another welfare myth is making the talk show circuit: Cato Institute says MO welfare mom gets $10.96 per hour in benefits. Malarkey! Find the truth here! A report published by the Washington-based Cato Institute claims that a Missouri mom with two very young kids “earns” $10.96 an hour by being on ‘welfare.’ This claim is...
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