Bio: Bobbi Dempsey is a freelance writer/editor for The NY Times, Parade, Quartz, Playboy and others. She is also the author of more than a dozen nonfiction books on topics ranging from real estate investing to bipolar disorder. Much of her recent work has focused on issues related to poverty and income inequality, for which she often draws upon her own personal experiences. Her latest long-form project is an ebook for Amazon’s Kindle Singles program, entitled Degrees of Desperation: The Working-Class Struggle to Pay for College.
Our Future West Virginia: New Name, Same Passion for Supporting WV Residents West Virginia residents might not yet recognize the name of an organization dedicated to improving the lives of […]Read More
As votes continue to get counted, Alameda County voters show strong support to fund resources for children
Residents of Alameda County have made a clear statement about the need to support both working parents and early childhood educators by allocating more resources to provide quality affordable child […]Read More
This critical topic has only been addressed a single time in the past 20 years. Like many other Americans, I have been closely watching the Democratic presidential debates. I’m interested […]Read More
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PA Group Strives to Bust Myths About SNAP—and People Who Use It Lisa Raditz cringes when she overhears some of the comments people make about SNAP recipients based on common […]Read More
Despite being led into the street in the middle of the night in handcuffs, a West Virginia woman says speaking up on behalf of sexual assault survivors like herself […]Read More