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Frances Perkins: Architect of the New Deal She designed Social Security and public works programs that helped bring millions out of poverty. Her work has been largely forgotten. https://daily.jstor.org/woman-architect-of-the-new-deal/?utm_campaign=generalmarketing&utm_content=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter...

From The New York Times: 7.7 Million Young People Are Unemployed. We Need a New ‘Tree Army.’ The Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps helped build America at a time of national crisis. Let’s do it again. Opinion By Collin O’Mara Mr. O’Mara is the president and C.E.O. of the National Wildlife...

The Living New Deal, a partner organization of the Frances Perkins Center, presents The Fireside newsletter that we are delighted to share with you. FDR’s Fireside Chats were a staple of his presidency. During these evening radio addresses, Roosevelt calmly reassured a fearful America; explained...

Should America Consider Restarting the Civilian Conservation Corps in Response to the Economic Crash? By AppalachianMagazine - April 3, 2020 Photo: CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) workers, 1935. Contributor Names: Mydans, Carl, photographer, United States. Resettlement Administration. Roughly four months ago, the world entered into a new decade and for many...

Shining a light on Frances Perkins' legacyFinally getting her due