Knowing What Works: States and Cities Build Smarter Social Policy with New and Improved Poverty Measurement

Learn about our Making Work Supports Work project. This is an excerpt from the full report. To better understand poverty and find the best strategies to reduce it, states and localities need to know who is poor, why they are poor, and what policies work best for different groups. Rather than rely on the official […]

Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Children Aged 6 through 11 Years, 2011

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Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Children Under 18 Years, 2011

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Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Children Under 6 Years, 2011

For comparable information about all children, see Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Children Under 18 Years, 2011, or about infants and toddlers, see Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Children Under 3 Years, 2011, or about young children, see Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Children Aged 6 through 11 Years, 2011, or about adolescent children, see Basic […]

Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Children Aged 12 through 17 Years, 2011

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Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Children Under 3 Years, 2011

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Building a Competitive Future Right from the Start: How Paid Leave Strengthens 21st Century Families

This is an excerpt from the full report. Introduction The landscape for 21st century American children and families is terra incognita, filled with great potential, as well as daunting challenges. Unprecedented economic, social, technological, and environmental changes define life for millennial citizens, with profound implications for human and workforce development as well as the course […]

Protecting the Safety Net in Tough Times: Lessons from the States

Learn about our Making Work Supports Work project. This is an excerpt from the full report. The Great Recession and its lingering aftermath has damaged state budgets to an extent unseen for decades, severely challenging states’ capacity to support critical social safety net programs. Fiscal year 2012 will mark the fourth consecutive year that states […]

Paid Family Leave: Stengthening Families and Our Future

This is an excerpt from the full brief. Life for 21st-century children and families is defined by rapid economic, social, and technological change, with profound implications for human and workforce development. The demographics of the American workforce bear little resemblance to those of past decades. In most families today, all adults are in the workforce […]

Paid Family Leave: Strengthening Families and Our Future

This is an excerpt from the full brief. Life for 21st-century children and families is defined by rapid economic, social, and technological change, with profound implications for human and workforce development. The demographics of the American workforce bear little resemblance to those of past decades. In most families today, all adults are in the workforce […]