Work and Welfare Reform in New York City During the Giuliani Administration

Research Report

Work and Welfare Reform in New York City During the Giuliani Administration

A Study of Program Implementation

Abstract

Welfare reform became a major priority in New York City in the 1990s. Policies were work-centered throughout, but the focus and programs evolved over time. This report describes the work components of welfare as of late 2001, but does not analyze the quality of services provided or the effect on individuals or services. Various perspectives are incorporated, including HRA administrators, managers and staff, contractors, and community representatives.

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