Social Justice


Civil Legal Aid and Consumer Protection Brief

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Many low-income debtors are especially vulnerable to debt scams, including high up-front fees, penalties for early payoffs, inflated interest rates, and "deals" targeting senior citizens, low-income borrowers, and people with poor credit.


Civil Legal Aid and Housing Brief

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Civil legal services help low and moderate-income people with housing problems. Many times people don’t see their housing problems as legal problems.


Gender Transformative Philanthropy

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Attention to the role of gender is most useful with programs that seek to change unhealthy behaviors, such as reproductive health and teen pregnancy, gender-based violence, substance abuse and educational under-achievement. This guide suggests that funders can work to improve program outcomes by helping the funding community and grantees recognize how men and women are affected by disparities in social expectations, such as codes of manhood and womanhood.

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2018 Small Cities Conference

Friday, May 11, 2018 | 8:00am to Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 2:00pm
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Ball State University Alumni Center

The 2018 Small Cities Conference at Ball State University brings together academics and policy makers to tackle the economic and social challenges facing vulnerable communities and examines these issues from a variety of perspectives.