Research Report Children in Low-Income Families
Summary of The Urban Institute and Child Trends Roundtable on Children in Low-Income Families
Michelle Beadle
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More than one-third of America's children live in low-income families. On January 2006, the Urban Institute together with Child Trends brought together policymakers, program directors, researchers, policy experts, and advocates to discuss research and policy next steps for low-income children. This conference report highlights some of the most salient points raised during the daylong roundtable.
Research Areas Social safety net Children and youth Immigrants and immigration Child welfare
Tags Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Welfare and safety net programs State programs, budgets Immigrant access to the safety net Immigrant children, families, and communities Child care Federal, state, and local immigration and integration policy