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ALICE-Related Media Resources

Coverage of the updated 2016 ALICE Report

10.10.2016 - CT By The Numbers  CT Families Continue to Struggle Financially, United Way Report Reveals  Coverage of the 2016 ALICE Report from the United Ways of Connecticut

10.10.2016 – Public News Service  More CT Families Struggling to Get By  Discusses the findings of the 2016 ALICE Report produced by the United Ways of Connecticut.

10.09.2016 - The News-Times (Danbury)  Editorial: Plight of the working poor  The editorial board discusses the situation of struggling households in greater Danbury.

10.09.2016 – Stamford Advocate Editorial: Plight of the Working Poor  The editorial board encourages readers to become involved in the work of United Ways across Connecticut to improve the lives of those living paycheck-to-paycheck.

10.09.2016 - The News-Times (Danbury) Plight of low-wage workers worsens  This article delves into the 2016 ALICE Report to illustrate the struggles and realities of paycheck-to-paycheck families

10.09.2016 – Norwich Bulletin Households struggling to make ends meet increases in Connecticut UWWC CEO Kim Morgan and United Way of Connecticut President and CEO Richard Porth speak about the 2016 ALICE Report and struggling families in the state.


Below is a list of media articles and stories related to ALICE issues, such as living paycheck-to-paycheck and economic insecurity.

“Unemployed, 55, and Faking Normal.” Elizabeth White. Next Avenue blog. May 16, 2016.

“Opinion: Fighting Joblessness Is Key to Accomplishing Philanthropy’s Goals.” David Flaks, The Chronical of Philanthopy. May 11, 2016.

“Politics In Real Life: What Wage Stagnation Looks Like For Many Americans.” Jim Zarroli. NPR. May 5, 2016.

“The Secret Shame of Middle Class Americans.” Neal Gabler. The Atlantic. May 2016.

“Structural Problems Seen In the Connecticut Economy.” Bernard Kavaler. Connecticut By The Numbers blog. April 24, 2016.

“4 Men with 4 Very Different Incomes Open Up About the Lives They Can Afford.” David Walters. Esquire. Apr 19, 2016

“Op-Ed: Connecticut Not Going Back to the Way It Was.” Rep. William Tong. Stamford Advocate. February 27, 2016