Research Report Parents and Children Facing a World of Risk
"Next Steps toward a Working Families' Agenda" Roundtable Report
Olivia Golden, Pamela J. Loprest, Sheila R. Zedlewski
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About a quarter of American families with children work regularly but remain low-income. State and federal practitioners, policymakers, and national experts met in May 2005 to examine this group of working families that barely make ends meet despite "playing by the rules." This conference report lays out the salient point of the two-day roundtable and the thrust of a future agenda.
Research Areas Education Families Social safety net Children and youth Workforce
Tags Workforce development Poverty Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Welfare and safety net programs Economic well-being Child care Child care and workers