Topic: Laura Lein

Community Lost

Sept. 21, 2012
Community Lost

School of Social Work and College of Liberal Arts researchers track the survivors of Hurricane Katrina evacuated to Austin in new book.

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Most Roadside Solicitors Seek Return to Regular Employment, University of Texas at Austin Report to Austin City Council Shows

Aug. 20, 2008

With few reporting income above minimum wage, Austin individuals engaging in roadside solicitation are using it as a survival strategy, but most desire to return to more regular employment, according to preliminary results of a University of Texas at Austin study.

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Recovery remains elusive for Hurricane Katrina survivors, researchers say

Aug. 18, 2008

Unnatural Disaster: Tommy and Mia, an African-American couple in their late 40s, had lived in New Orleans all their lives, working three jobs between the two of them. Life was a struggle, but they made ends meet--barely. That was before Hurricane Katrina.

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Welfare Reform in Texas Has Not Worked, According to University of Texas at Austin Researchers

Jan. 29, 2008

Most Texas families who leave welfare remain in or near poverty and many are likely to return to the welfare rolls in the future, say University of Texas at Austin researchers.

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