Anusha Ravi

Anusha Ravi is the special assistant for the Poverty to Prosperity team at the Center for American Progress.

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price recommended cutting more than $213 million from teen pregnancy programs. Views
Saturday, August 05, 2017
I Grew Up in Tom Price’s District. The Sex Ed He Promotes Is Dangerous.
Last month, the Trump administration silently slashed $213.6 million from at least 81 institutions working on teen pregnancy prevention. The cuts hit a wide variety of programs: the Choctaw Nation’s initiatives to reduce teen pregnancy in Oklahoma, the University of Texas' guidance for youth in...
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Monday, July 10, 2017
No, Young People Aren’t Poor Because They’re Not Married
In an op-ed last week, Washington Post columnist George Will deplores the culture of today’s young people, blaming their disproportionate poverty on the fact that too many don’t get a high school diploma, a good job, and a spouse before they have kids . Just a minor problem: Literally every aspect...
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Thursday, April 13, 2017
Mike Pence’s Policies Aren’t “Traditional.” They’re Dangerous.
Last month, Vice President Mike Pence cast the deciding vote on a measure that targets funding for Planned Parenthood clinics. His vote—which broke a 50-50 tie in the Senate—makes it legal for states to revoke federal Title X funds from clinics that provide abortion services, jeopardizing access to...
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Friday, March 24, 2017
3 People Explain How Last-Minute Medicaid Changes Make the GOP Health Care Bill Even Crueler
After seven years of demanding the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), House Republicans have reached their moment of truth. They have slapped together a bill to replace the law—the American Health Care Act (ACHA)—and President Trump is demanding that the House pass the bill today, or he will...
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