Inequality

In Texas, you probably won’t get welfare benefits — even if you qualify

Texas’ rolls of cash assistance recipients under its TANF program have steadily shrunk over the last two decades. Some experts say, the bureaucracy guarding the state’s safety net makes it difficult to access those benefits, even for Texans who fit the requirements.

How Texas curtailed traditional welfare without ending poverty

Though poverty rates have remained consistent, Texas has significantly reduced the traditional welfare it provides to poor Texans through cash assistance over the last two decades.

What is your congregation doing for San Antonio’s most vulnerable?

Why we’re calling on faith communities to tell us about their efforts against inequity.

Incomes continue to rise, but Texans of color still seeing a gap

Texas experienced modest economic improvement in 2016, according to new census estimates. But income inequality remains pervasive in the state.

Can a community service center save a community?

The Good Samaritan Center addresses generational poverty by staying for the long haul.

What inequality is all about

Five basic concepts for the curious.