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ADDRESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AS A BARRIER TO WORK ~ BUILDING COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICE PROVIDERS AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES AGENCIES, Lisa McKean, Center for Impact Research, Chicago, IL: October 2004.

ADVOCATE FOR AN IMPROVED SAFETY NET FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: May 14, 2009.

AMERICA INSECURE ~ CHANGES IN THE ECONOMIC SECURITY OF AMERICAN FAMILIES, Gregory Acs and Austin Nichols, Low-Income Working Families Paper 16, Urban Institute, Washington, DC: February 2010.

APA TASK FORCE ON CHILDHOOD POVERTY ~ A STRATEGIC ROAD-MAP: COMMITTED TO BRINGING THE VOICE OF PEDIATRICIANS TO THE MOST IMPORTANT PROBLEM FACING CHILDREN IN THE US TODAY, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, IL: April 30, 2013.

aRE THERE RETURNS TO EXPERIENCE AT LOW-SKILL JOBS? EVIDENCE FROM SINGLE MOTHERS IN THE UNITED STATES OVER THE 1990S, Adam Looney and Day Manoli, September 2012.

Are You a victim of domestic violence? know your rights under the food stamp program!, National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, Washington, DC: March 2003.

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAMS IN THE UNITED STATES, Yonatan Ben-Shalom, Robert A. Moffitt, John Karl Scholz, The National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA: May 2011.

AT RISK: AMERICA'S POOR DURING AND AFTER THE GREAT RECESSION, Kristin Seefeldt, Gordon Abner, Joe A. Bolinger, Lanlan Xu and John D. Graham, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN: January 2012.

THE BASIC ECONOMIC SECURITY TABLES FOR THE UNITED STATES, Wider Opportunities for Women, Washington, DC: 2010.

BEYOND BARRIERS ~ DESIGNING ATTRACTIVE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS FOR LOWER-INCOME CONSUMERS, Asset Building Program Working Paper, Pamela Chan, New American Foundation, Washington, DC: November 2011.

THE BITTER FRUIT OF WELFARE REFORM: A SHARP DROP IN THE PRECENTAGE OF ELIGIBLE WOMEN AND CHILDREN RECEIVING WELFARE, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: June 2009.

CaN MARRIAGE SAVE SINGLE MOTHERS FROM POVERTY?, Jennifer Ludden, Morning Edition, National Public Radio, Washington, DC: September 13, 2012. Copyright © 2012 NPR.

CaTALOG OF RESEARCH: PROGRAMS FOR LOW-INCOME FATHERS, Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation and Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC: June 2011.

CENSUS BUREAU REPORTS THAT SINGLE PARENT HOUSEHOLDS HAVE EXCEPTIONALLY HIGH HARDSHIP RATES, Timothy Casey, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: December 2013.

CHART BOOK: TANF AT 18, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: revised August 22, 2014. Copyright © 2008-2014 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

CHILD POVERTY IN THE U.S. ~ WHAT NEW CENSUS DATA TELLS US ABOUT OUR YOUNGEST CHILDREN, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: September 18, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Center for Law and Social Policy.

CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOW-INCOME WOMEN IN THE GREEN ECONOMY, Women's Economic Security Campaign, in conjunction with Wider Opportunities for Women, Washington, DC: 2009.

DISABILITIES AMONG TANF RECIPIENTS: EVIDENCE FROM THE NHIS ~ FINAL REPORT, Pamela Loprest and Elaine Maag, Urban Institute, Washington, DC: May 2009.

DISCONNECTED MOTHERS AND THE WELL-BEING OF CHILDREN: A RESEARCH REPORT, Olivia Golden, Marla McDaniel, Pam Loprest and Alexandra Stanczyyk, Urban Institute, Washington, DC: May 2013.

DISTANCE LEARNING CAN HELP LOW-INCOME PARENTS ATTEND SCHOOL: TANF AGENCIES SHOULD ADOPT SUPPORTIVE POLICIES, Matt Lewis, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: March 11, 2008; updated June 2009. Copyright © 2008 Center for Law and Social Policy.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CUTS EMPLOYMENT GAINS BY WOMEN ON WELFARE, University of Michigan News Service, Ann Arbor, MI: September 26, 2005.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN CONTEXT ~ UNMET NEEDS AND PROMISING STRATEGIES, Jill Groblewski, Center for Family Policy and Practice, Madison, WI: March 2013.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, WELFARE AND POVERTY BIBLIOGRAPHY, compiled by Nancy Flanakin, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: July 2004.

The Dynamics of Families Who are Homeless: Implications for Early Childhood Educators, Kevin J. Swick, Childhood Education (number 3 [80], page 116), Association for Childhood Education International, Olney, MD: March 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Gale Group, Inc. ASAP and Association for Childhood Education International.

Early Childhood, Domestic Violence and PovertY: HELPING YOUNG CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES, edited by Susan Schechter, School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA: January 2004. Copyright © 2004 The University of Iowa.

THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT AND THE CHILD TAX CREDIT ~ HISTORY, PURPOSE, GOALS AND EFFECTIVENESS, Thomas L. Hungerford and Rebecca Thiess, Issue Brief (#370), Economic Policy Institute, Washington, DC: September 25, 2013.

ECONOMIC INSECURITY FOR WOMEN (graphic), UltraViolet, 2013.

ECONOMIC INSECURITY IN CHILDREN'S LIVES ~ CHANGES OVER THE COURSE OF THE GREAT RECESSION, Lisa Dubay and Elena Zarabozo, Low-Income Working Families Discussion Paper 4, Urban Institute, Washington, DC: September 2013. Copyright © 2013 Urban Institute.

THE ECONOMY AND ITS IMPACT ON WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES, Women's Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: January 21, 2010.

Agenda

Archived Webcast of the Briefing

Dr, Rebecca Blank's Bio

Dr. Blank's Presentation

THE EFFECTS OF POVERTY ON CHILDHOOD BRAIN DEVELOPMENT (abstract), Joan Luby, et al, JAMA Pediatrics (online), Chicago, IL: October 28, 2013. Copyright © 2013 American Medical Association.

EFFORTS TO FIGHT POVERTY ARE ON THE RISE IN A GROWING NUMBER OF STATES, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity and Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: April 17, 2008. Read Seizing the Moment: State Governments and the New Commitment to Reduce Poverty in America.

ENDING CHILDHOOD HUNGER BY 2015: THE ESSENTIAL STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING THE PRESIDENT'S GOAL, Food Research and Action Center, Washington, DC: July 1, 2009.

ENHANCING SAFETY ~ A GUIDE TO HELP ADVOCATES IDENTIFY COMMUNITY-BASED AGENCIES THAT PROVIDE SOCIAL WELFARE SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME MEN, Jill Groblewski and Magda Kmiecik, Center for Family Policy and Practice, Madison, WI: March 2014.

ENHANCING SAFETY FOR WOMEN ~ COMMUNITIES OF COLOR, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SOCIAL WELFARE SERVICES FOR LOW-INCOME MEN, Jill Groblewski, Center for Family Policy and Practice, Madison, WI: May 2013.

EVEN CRITICS OF SAFETY NET INCREASINGLY DEPEND ON IT, Biny Amin Appelbaum and Robert Gebeloff, The New York Times, Lindstrom, MN: February 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

EVERY DOOR CLOSED ~ BARRIERS FACING PARENTS WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS (executive summary and full report), Amy E. Hirsch, Sharon M. Dietrich, Rue Landau, Peter D. Schneider, Irv Ackelsberg, Judith Bernstein-Baker and Joseph Hohenstein, Center for Law and Social Policy and Community Legal Services, Inc. Copyright © 2002 Community Legal Services., Inc., and Center for Law and Social Policy.

EXPANDING SOLUTIONS FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND POVERTY: WHAT BATTERED WOMEN WITH ABUSED CHILDREN NEED FROM THEIR ADVOCATES, Susan Schechter, Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence, Publication #13, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: December 2000.

ExpIRATION OF TANF SUPPLEMENTAL GRANTS A FURTHER SIGN OF WEAKENING FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR WELFARE REFORM, LaDonna Pavetti, Liz Schott and Ife Finch, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: June 27, 2011.

Families’ Real Enemies: Violence and Poverty, Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington, KY: June 18, 2006. Copyright © 2006 Lexington Herald-Leader.

Family Violence OPTION ~ STATE-BY-STATE SUMMARY, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: updated July 2004.

FAMILY VIOLENCE PROTOCOL DEVELOPMENT, Jill Davies, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA.

FEDERAL AND STATE PROGRAMS LIFT THE INCOMES OF MILLIONS OF AMERICANS ABOVE THE POVERTY LINE., National Women’s Law Center, Washington, DC: September 2012.

FEDERAL TANF FUNDING SHRINKING WHILE NEED REMAINS HIGH, Liz Schott and LaDonna Pavetti, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: December 16, 2010.

FOOD HARDSHIP: A CLOSER LOOK AT HUNGER, Food Research and Action Center, Washington, DC: January 2010.

FOOD STAMP PRE-SCREENING TOOL, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC: July 2003.

FROM POVERTY TO SELF-SUFFICIENCY: THE ROLE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION IN WELFARE REFORM, Center for Women Policy Studies, Washington, DC: 2002.

FROM WELFARE TO THE LOW-WAGE LABOR MARKET, Sheldon Danziger and Rucker C. Johnson, Russell Sage Foundation Forum on the Future of Work, May 27, 2004.

GETTING THERE SAFELY!  TRANSPORTATION ISSUES FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMS, prepared by Nancy Flanakin, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: August 2003.

GOALS FOR TANF REAUTHORIZATION, Elizabeth Lower-Basch, TANF Policy Brief, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: updated February 6, 2013.

HALF IN TEN ANNUAL REPORT 2013, Half in Ten, October 2013. Copyright © 2009-2013 Half in Ten.

THE HAMILTON PROJECT ~ POLICIES TO ADDRESS POVERTY IN AMERICA, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC: June 19, 2014.

HARDSHIP IN AMERICA, Off the Charts Blog, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC. Copyright © 2008-2011 Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.

Majority of Poor Children Live in Households with Major Hardships, posted by Arloc Sherman, November 21, 2011 (part 1 of 4)

Safety Net Withering for Poor Families with Children, posted by Liz Schott, November 22, 2011 (part 2 of 4)

Homelessness Growing Among Families with Children, posted by Douglas Rice, November 22, 2011 (part 3 of 4)

SNAP Helping Millions Afford an Adequate Diet, posted by Stacy Dean, November 23, 2011 (part 4 of 4)

HEAD START PARTICIPANTS, PROGRAMS, FAMILIES AND STAFF IN 2009, Elizabeth Hoffmann, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: July 2010. Copyright © 2010 Center for Law and Social Policy.

Early Head Start

Head Start

HOUSEHOLD POVERTY AND NONFATAL VIOLENT VICTIMIZATION, 2008-2012, Erika Harrell, Lynn Langton, Marcus Berzofsky, Lance Couzens and Hope Smiley-McDonald, Special Report, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Washington, DC: November 2014. Read news release.

HUNGER IN AMERICA 2010 (executive summary and full report), Feeding America, Chicago, IL: February 1, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Feeding America.

I WAS A WELFARE MOTHER, Larkin Warren, The New York Times, Bethel, CT: September 21, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

THE IMPACT OF THE RECESSION ON SINGLE MOTHER EMPLOYMENT: ALREADY HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT JUMPS EVEN HIGHER AND MORE SINGLE MOTHERS REDUCED TO PART-TIME WORK, Timothy Casey, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: August 2010.

THE IMPACT OF WELFARE REFORM IN A NUTSHELL, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: April 2012.

Implementing the TANF Changes in the Deficit Reduction Act: “Win-Win” Solutions for Families and States (second edition), Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: February 2007.

IMPOVERISHED WOMEN IN VIOLENT PARTNERSHIPS: DESIGNING SERVICES TO FIT THEIR REALITY, Patricia R. Cole, Violence Against Women (volume 7 [2], pages 222-233), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA: February 2001. Copyright © 2001 Sage. Posted with permission.

IMPROVING TANF FOR TEENS, Jodie Levin-Epstein and Angie Schwartz, Clearinghouse REVIEW Journal of Poverty Law and Policy, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: July-August 2005. Copyright © 1996-2005 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

INCOME, EARNINGS, AND POVERTY FROM THE 2004 AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEY, American Community Survey Reports, Peter Fronczek, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC: August 2005.

INEQUALITY GROWING, AND GOVERNMENT DOING LESS ABOUT IT, Jared Bernstein, Off the Charts Blog, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: October 27, 2011.

INSECURE & UNEQUAL ~ POVERTY AND INCOME AMONG WOMEN AND FAMILIES..., National Women’s Law Center, Washington, DC.

...2000-2012 Report. Copyright © 2013.

...2000-2011 Report. Copyright © 2012.

INTEGRATING ANTI-POVERTY WORK INTO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCACY: IOWA’S EXPERIENCE, Amy Correia and Katie M. Ciorba VonDeLinde, Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence Publication #17, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: October 2002.

THE INTERSECTION OF POVERTY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Lecia Imbery, Blog, Coalition on Human Needs, Washington, DC: October 16, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Coalition on Human Needs.

INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE IN THE GREAT RECESSION, Daniel Schneider, Kristen Harknett and Sara McLanahan, April 2014.

IT TAKES WOMEN TO END GLOBAL POVERTY, Cassandra Q. Butts, Women's eNews, New York, NY: March 9, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

Job Market in W.Va. Defies Efforts to Reform Welfare, Evelyn Nieves, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: July 24, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Washington Post.

LEFT BEHIND: WOMEN IN THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY, WomanView (volume 15, issue 7), Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: November 3, 2011.

LIVING BELOW THE LINE: ECONOMIC INSECURITY AND AMERICA'S FAMILIES, Shawn McMahon and Jessica Horning, Wider Opportunities for Women, Washington, DC: Fall 2013. Read news release.

LIVING ON NOTHING BUT FOOD STAMPS, Jason DeParle and Robert M. Gebeloff, The New York TImes, New York, NY: January 2, 2010. Copyright © 2010 The New York TImes Company.

LOW-WAGE LESSONS, John Schmitt, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington, DC: January 2012.

MANY FAMILY VIOLENCE VICTIMS NOT GETTING THE HELP THEY NEED FROM TANF PROGRAMS, SURVEY FINDS, Legal Momentum, Washington, DC: March 17, 2010. See Not Enough: What TANF Offers Family Violence Victims.

MEAGER AND DIMINISHING WELFARE BENEFITS PERPETUATE WIDESPREAD MATERIAL HARDSHIP FOR POOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: 2009.

MINNESOTA'S FAMILY CAP ON WELFARE DRAWS FIRE, Jennifer Friedlin, Women’s eNews, October 19, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

MORE ADVOCACY NEEDED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EXCLUSION, WomenView (volume 9, issue 8), Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: November 1, 2005.

MOTHERS POVERTY AND OPPORTUNITY PROFILE, Half in Ten and National Women's Law Center, May 2014.

NATIONAL SNAPSHOT: POVERTY AMONG WOMEN & FAMILIES, 2000-2011, National Women’s Law Center, Washington, DC: September 2012.

NEW CHALLENGES FOR THE BATTERED WOMEN'S MOVEMENT: BUILDING COLLABORATIONS AND IMPROVING PUBLIC POLICY FOR POOR WOMEN, Susan Schechter, Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence, Publication #1, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: January 1999.

NEW DATA REVEALS TANF CASELOAD DECLINES IN TWENTY TWO STATES OVER FIRST SIXTEEN MONTHS OF THE RECESSION, Timothy Casey, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: revised December 9, 2009.

New TANF Rules: Less Flexibility, More Red Tape, WomanView (volume 10, issue 1), Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: July 21, 2006.

NOT ENOUGH: WHAT TANF OFFERS FAMILY VIOLENCE VICTIMS, Timothy Casey, Jill Davies, Annika Gifford and Anne Menard, Legal Momentum, and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Washington, DC and Harrisburg, PA: March 2010. Read news release.

ONLINE SERVICES FOR KEY LOW-INCOME BENEFIT PROGRAMS ~ WHAT STATES PROVIDE ONLINE WITH RESPECT TO SNAP, TANF, CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE, MEDICAID AND CHIP, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: updated May 1, 2013.

OVERLOOKED AND UNDERPAID: NUMBER OF LOW-INCOME WORKING FAMLIES INCREASES TO 10.2 MILLION, Brandon Roberts, Deborah Povich and Mark Mather, Policy Brief, The Working Poor Families Project, Chevy Chase, MD: Winter 2011-2012.

THE PARENTHOOD TRAP: SINGLE MOMS AND POVERTY, New England Cable News, Reading, PA: March 31, 2012. Copyright © 2012 New England Cable News.

PATCHING TOGETHER THE WELFARE QUILT, Rachel Natelson, The Blog, The Huffington Post, December 16, 2009. Copyright © 2009 TheHuffingtonPost.com.

POOR MEASUREMENT: BUILDING ECONOMIC SECURITY AND REDUCING POVERTY, Annette Case, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, Washington, DC: November 16, 2009. Copyright © 2009 Spotlight on Poverty.

POVERTY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (special collection), National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, Harrisburg, PA: updated May 2009.

POVERTY AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE ~ BUILDING PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION RESPONSES: A GUIDE FOR COUNSELORS AND ADVOCATES, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, Enola, PA. Copyright © 2007 Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape.

POVERTY DATA FROM THE 2010 CENSUS, STATE-BY-STATE, National Women's Law Center, Washington, DC: updated September 23, 2011.

POVERTY IN AMERICA: WHY CAN'T WE END IT?, Peter Edelman, The New York Times, New York, NY: July 28, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The New York Times Company.

POVERTY RATE JUMPS AGAIN; WOMEN 29% MORE LIKELY TO BE POOR THAN MEN, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: September 13, 2011.

POVERTY RATES BY STATE, 2011 (chart), National Women’s Law Center, Washington, DC: September 2012.

PoVERTY RATES FOR SINGLE MOTHERS ARE HIGHER IN THE U.S. THAN IN OTHER HIGH INCOME COUNTRIES, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: June 2011.

POVERTY SCORECARD ~ RATING MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL.

Scorecard 2012, March 2013

Scorecard 2013, June 2014. Read news release.

PROCESS FOR GRANTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GOOD CAUSE EXEMPTIONS FROM TANF REQUIREMENTS, Patricia R. Cole, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: January 2000.

A Profile of the Working Poor, 2003, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC: March 2005.

PUBLIC SUPPORT GROWS FOR GENDER EQUALITY AND FOR GOVERNMENT ROLE IN FIGHTING POVERTY, WomanView (volume 10, issue 8), Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: April 23, 2007. See report.

Questions and Answers About the Chronic Homelessness Initiative, National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness, Washington, DC.

A QUICK GUIDE TO SNAP ELIGIBILITY AND BENEFITS, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: January 31, 2013.

REACHING AND ASSISTING TANF RECIPIENTS WHO ARE IN VIOLENT RELATIONSHIPS, Patricia R. Cole, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: January 2000.

READING BETWEEN THE LINES WOMEN'S POVERTY IN THE UNITED STATES,..., Legal Momentum, New York, NY.

...2009

...2008, September 10, 2009

RECENT REPORTS ASSESS ECONOMIC PROGRESS ~ AND DECLINE ~ FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN, WomanView (volume 10, issue 7), Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: January 3, 2007.

THE RECESSION AND TEXAS CHILDREN ~ HOW THE LONE STAR STATE'S KIDS ARE WEATHERING THE ECONOMIC STORM, Texans Care for Children, Austin, TX: August 25, 2009.

REPORT: 60% OF OLDER WOMEN CAN'T AFFORD BASICS, Sharon Johnson, Women's eNews, New York, NY: March 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Women's eNews.

THE RESEARCH SUPPLEMENTAL POVERTY MEASURE: 2010 ~ CONSUMER INCOME, Kathleen Short, Current Population Reports, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC: November 2011. See slides.

RESETTING THE POVERTY DEBATE: STATE OF THE STATES 2013, Erik Stegman, Half in Ten, December 17, 2013. Copyright © 2009-2013 Half in Ten.

RESILIENT AND REACHING FOR MORE: THE CHALLENGES AND BENEFITS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR WELFARE PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR CHILDREN, Avis A. Jones-DeWeever and Barbara Gault, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, DC: April 2006. Copyright © 2006 Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

THE REWRITING TO IMPROVE AND SECURE AN EXIT (RISE) OUT OF POVERTY ACT

Comparison of Current Law and RISE, Congressional Research Service, November 30, 2011

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Introduces the RISE Act, Congresswoman Gwen Moore, Washington, DC: December 7, 2011

Estimated TANF Block Grant Under the RISE Proposal, Congressional Research Service, November 29, 2011

Legal Momentum Supports the RISE Act, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: December 6, 2011. TANF Reauthorization: Building a Social Safety Net that Works for Women and Families

Summary of the RISE Out of Poverty Act, Congressional Research Service, December 1, 2011

RURAL POVERTY REPORT 2011 (overview and full report), International Fund for Agricultural Development, Rome, IT. Copyright © 2010 International Fund for Agricultural Development.

SAFETY AND FINANCIAL SECURITY FOR BATTERED WOMEN: NECESSARY STEPS FOR TRANSITIONING FROM WELFARE TO WORK (abstract), Patricia Cole and Sarah M. Buel, Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy (volume VII, number 2), Georgetown Law, Washington, DC: Summer 2000.

Safety in the Safety Net: TANF Reauthorization Provisions RelevAnt to Domestic Violence, Nisha Patel and Vicki Turetsky, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: October 2004.

SAFETY NET EFFECTIVE AT FIGHTING POVERTY BUT HAS WEAKENED FOR THE VERY POOREST, Arloc Sherman, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: July 6, 2009. Copyright © 2008-2009 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

THE SANCTION EPIDEMIC IN THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM, Timothy Casey, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: August 2010.

SAVING BERNICE ~ BATTERED WOMEN, WELFARE AND POVERTY, Jody Raphael, Northeastern University Press, 2000.

SCRAMBLING FOR STABILITY: THE CHALLENGES OF JOB SCHEDULE VOLATILITY AND CHILD CARE, Liz Ben-Ishai, Hannah Matthews and Jodie Levin-Epstein, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: March 2014. Copyright © 2014 Center for Law and Social Policy.

SCREENING FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN PUBLIC WELFARE OFFICES, Taryn Lindhorst, Marcia Meyers and Erin Casey, Violence Against Women (volume 14 [1], pages 5-28), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA: 2008. Copyright © 2008 Sage.

SEIZING THE MOMENT: STATE GOVERNMENTS AND THE NEW COMMITMENT TO REDUCE POVERTY IN AMERICA, Jodi Levin-Epstein and Kristen Michelle Gorzelany, Center for Law and Social Policy and Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, Washington, DC: April 2008. See the news release.

SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND SAFETY: THE CASE FOR ONSITE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES AT EMPLOYMENT SERVICES AGENCIES, Lisa McKean, Center for Impact Research, Chicago, IL: October 2004.

SERVICES AND SUPPORT FOR LOW-INCOME WOMEN NOT ENROLLED IN TANF, Patricia R. Cole, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: January 2000.

SEXUAL VIOLENCE & ECONOMIC SECURITY ~ OVERVIEW OF THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA: 2013.

SHORTCHANGING SURVIVORS: THE FAMILY VIOLENCE OPTION FOR TANF BENEFITS, National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, Washington, DC: December 2009.

SINCE THE RECESSION BEGAN IN DECEMBER 2007 CASELOADS HAVE INCREASED 48% IN FOOD STAMPS BUT JUST 12% IN TANF, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: May 2010.

SINGLE MOTHER POVERTY IN THE UNITED STATES IN 2010, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: September 15, 2011. Read the report.

SINGLE MOTHERHOOD IN THE UNITED STATES ~ A SNAPSHOT (2012), Legal Momentum, New York, NY: March 2012.

SINGLE MOTHERS SINCE 2000: FALLING FARTHER DOWN, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: January 2011. See Poverty Rates for Single Mothers are Higher in the U.S. than in Other High Income Countries.

SINGLE PARENTHOOD IN THE UNITED STATES ~ A SNAPSHOT (2013 edition), Timothy Casey, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: July 2013.

"SISTERS ARE DOIN' IT FOR THEMSELVES," BUT COULD USE SOME HELP ~ FATHERHOOD POLICY AND THE WELL-BEING OF LOW-INCOME MOTHERS AND CHILDREN, Joy Moses, Jacquelyn Boggess and Jill Groblewski, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC and Center for Family Policy and Practice, Madison, WI: October 2010.

SNAP BENEFIT CUT HAS WORSENED HARDSHIPS FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES, Brynne Keith-Jennings, Off the Charts Blog, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: March 11, 2014.

STATE APPROACHES TO THE TANF BLOCK GRANT ~ WELFARE IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK IT IS, Heather Hahn, Olivia Golden and Alexandra Stanczyk, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC: August 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Urban Institute.

STATEMENT OF CLASP SUBMITTED TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS HEARING ON "WAIVING WORK REQUIREMENTS IN THE TANF PROGRAM", Elizabeth Lower-Basch, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

STATEMENT OF INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN'S POLICY RESEARCH SUBMITTED TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON INCOME SECURITY AND FAMILY SUPPORT OF THE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS HEARING ON "THE ROLE OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON THE TANF PROGRAM", Jane Henrici and Claudia Williams, Institute for Women's Policy Research, Washington, DC: April 22, 2010.

STATEMENT OF LEGAL MOMENTUM SUBMITTED TO THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE HEARING ON "REGARDING WELFARE REFORM: A NEW CONVERSATION ON WOMEN AND POVERTY", Legal Momentum, Washington, DC: September 21, 2010.

STATEMENT OF LEGAL MOMENTUM SUBMITTED TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS HEARING ON "IMPROVING WORK AND OTHER WELFARE REFORM GOALS", Legal Momentum, Washington, DC: September 8, 2011.

STATEMENT OF SARGENT SHRIVER NATIONAL CENTER ON POVERTY LAW SUBMITTED TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS HEARING ON "IMPROVING WORK AND OTHER WELFARE REFORM GOALS", Wendy Pollack, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Washington, DC: September 8, 2011.

STATEMENT OF WOMEN OF COLOR POLICY NETWORK SUBMITTED TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS HEARING ON "IMPROVING WORK AND OTHER WELFARE REFORM GOALS", Women of Color Policy Network, New York, NY: September 22, 2011.

STATES ADDING DRUG TEST AS HURDLE FOR WELFARE, A. G. Sulzberger, The New York Times, Kansas City, MO: October 10, 2011. Copyright © 2011 The New York Times Company.

STATES COULD REDUCE EXTREME CHILD POVERTY SHARPLY BY ENROLLING IN TANF THE MILLIONS OF TANF-ELIGIBLE CHILDREN WHO ARE ENROLLED IN SNAP BUT NOT IN TANF, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: June 2013.

THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN THE STATES ~ Women’s Economic Status in the States: Wide Disparities by Race, Ethnicity, and Region, Amy Caiazza, April Shaw and Misha Werschkul, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, DC: April 2004.

STILL BEHIND: DESPITE SUPERIOR EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, YOUNG WOMEN HAVE LOWER INCOMES, WAGE RATES, AND EMPLOYMENT RATES AND HIGHER POVERTY RATES THAN YOUNG MEN, Timothy Casey, Legal Momentum, New York, NY.

Update, December 2013

January 2013

STRATEGIES TO EXPAND BATTERED WOMEN'S ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES, Amy Correia, Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence, Publication #9, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: January 2000.

STRENGTHENING TANF FOR STATES AND NEEDY FAMILIES, Heather Hahn, Olivia Golden and Peter Edelman, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC: August 22, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Urban Institute.

STUDY: WELFARE CLOCK SHOULD STOP FOR COLLEGE MOMS, Juliette Terzieff, Women’s eNews, New York, NY: April 20, 2006. Copyright © 2006 Women’s eNews. Read report.

SUMMARY OF TANF CHANGES IN THE BUDGET RECONCILIATION BILL AND INITIAL THOUGHTS ON STATE-LEVEL IMPLEMENTATION, Shawn Fremstad, Rachel Gragg and Margy Waller, Center for Community Change, Washington, DC: January 6, 2006.

TANF AT 15: A SHREDDED SAFETY NET, Legal Momentum, Washington, DC: August 22, 2011. Read report.

TANF BENEFITS FELL FURTHER IN 2011 AND ARE WORTH MUCH LESS THAN IN 1996 IN MOST STATES, Ife Finch and Liz Schott, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: November 21, 2011. Copyright © 2008-2011 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

TANF CASH BENEFITS CONTINUED TO LOSE VALUE IN 2013, Ife Finch and Liz Schott, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: October 21, 2013. Copyright © 2008-2013 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

TANF EMERGENCY FUND ~ STATE APPLICATIONS APPROVED AS OF OCTOBER 27, 2009, Elizabeth Lower-Basch and Josh Bone, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: November 2, 2009.

THE TANF EMERGENCY FUND: A NEW RESOURCE FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMS, Elizabeth Lower-Basch, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC and National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: November 16, 2009.

TANF EXTENSION LEAVES MANY POOR STATES OUT IN THE COLD, LaDonna Pavetti, Off the Charts Blog, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: September 28, 2011.

TANF IMPLEMENTATION IN TEXAS, Patricia R. Cole, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: January 2000.

THE TANF MISERY INDEX CLIMBED TO A RECORD NATIONAL HIGH IN 2012, Timothy Casey, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: February 2014.

TANF Reauthorization, testimony by Mark Greenberg, et al, Center for Law and Social Policy, to the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC: February 24, 2005.

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TANF RECEIPT FALLS TO LESS THAN ONE THIRD OF ELIGIBLE FAMILIES, Timothy Casey, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: April 2013.

TANF WORK REQUIREMENTS RULE EXAMINED BY HOUSE COMMITTEE, Women’s Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: February 28, 2013.

TANF RESPONDED UNEVENLY TO INCREASE IN NEED DURING DOWNTURN, LaDonna Pavetti, Danilo Trisi and Liz Schott, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC: January 25, 2011.

TANF ~ STATE APPROACHES TO SCREENING FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COULD BENEFIT FROM HHS GUIDANCE, Report to the Congressional Requesters, U.S. Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC: August 2005.

TANF: A GOOD NEW STORY FROM THE STATES, Elizabeth Lower-Basch, Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC: April 19, 2013.

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR FAMILIES FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR FAMILIES NEEDING SHORT TERM MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT SERVICES, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Washington, DC: January 21, 2010.

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TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES ~ MORE ACCOUNTABILITY NEEDED TO REFLECT BREADTH OF BLOCK GRANT SERVICES, Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC: December 2012.

TEN THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT #THEREALTANF, Greg Kaufmann, Blog, The Nation, New York, NY: February 19, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Nation.

TESTIMONY OF DAVID A. BERNS, ACTING DIRECTOR, "Director of the Department of Human Services, David A. Berns, Confirmation Resolution of 2011", Department of Human Services, Government of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC: June 24, 2011.

TESTIMONY TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS "HEARING ON THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE TANF PROGRAM", Terry O'Neill, National Organization for Women, Washington, DC: September 22, 2011.

TESTIMONY TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON INCOME SECURITY AND FAMILY SUPPORT OF THE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS "HEARING ON THE 'SAFETY NET'S' RESPONSE TO THE RECESSION", Erika Kates, National Coalition to Support Low-income Mothers in Higher Education, Washington, DC: October 8, 2009.

TESTIMONY TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON INCOME SECURITY AND FAMILY SUPPORT OF THE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS "HEARING ON THE 'SAFETY NET'S' RESPONSE TO THE RECESSION", Monica Peabody, Parents Organizing for Welfare and Economic Rights, Washington, DC: October 8, 2009.

THIS AD CAMPAIGN WILL MAKE YOU RETHINK THE WAY YOU SEE UNDERPRIVILEGED SINGLE MOTHERS, Rega Jha, BuzzFeed, January 24, 2014. Copyright © 2014 BuzzFeed, Inc.

TOO LITTLE PROGRESS: REFLECTIONS ON POVERTY IN THE U.S. ON THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S DECLARATION OF A WAR ON POVERTY, Timothy Casey, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: January 2014. Read news release.

TROUBLED ASSET RELIEF PROGRAM ~ TREASURY SEES SOME RETURNS AS IT EXITS PROGRAMS AND CONTINUES TO FUND MORTGAGE PROGRAMS, Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC: January 2013.

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UnBURDENING AMERICA'S MIDDLE CLASS ~ SHRINKING FAMILIES' DEBT BURDEN FASTER IS IMPERATIVE FOR STRONG, SUSTAINED ECONOMIC GROWTH, Christian E. Weller, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC: November 2011.

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Watching the Clock Tick: Factors Associated with TANF Accumulation, Kristin S. Seefeldt and Sean M. Orzol, National Poverty Center, Ann Arbor, MI: May 2004; revised May 2005.

We HAVE BLOWN A HUGE HOLE IN THE SAFETY NET, Peter Edelman, TalkPoverty, Washington, DC: May 22, 2014. Copyright © 2009-2014 Center for American Progress.

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WELFARE SERIES (seven part series), Women’s eNews, New York, NY: August 6 - September 15, 2004.Copyright © 2004 Women's eNews.

Law Drops Moms in Deeper Poverty, Jennifer Friedlin, August 6, 2004.

Child Care Promises Fall Through, Jennifer Friedlin, August 13, 2004.

Child Support Cash Kept by States, Jennifer Friedlin, August 22, 2004.

Services for Abused Women Scarce, Jennifer Friedlin, August 27, 2004.

Belva Elliott, Mother of Five Speaks, Belva Elliott, September 2, 2004.

Block Grants Starve State Budgets, Jennifer Friedlin, September 3, 2004.

Time for Congress to Act, Margy Waller, September 15, 2004.

When Violence Hits Home: How Economics and Neighborhood Play a Role, Michael L. Benson and Greer Litton Fox, Research in Brief, National Institute of Justice, Washington, DC: September 2004.

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WOMEN'S ECONOMIC STATUS IN THE STATES: WIDE DISPARITIES IN RACE, ETHNICITY AND REGION, Amy Caiazza, April Shaw and Misha Werschkul, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, DC: July 2004.

Women’s Poverty Deepens Amid Slow 2003 Recovery, Marianne Sullivan, Women’s eNews, August 30, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.

WOMEN'S POVERTY IN THE UNITED STATES, ..., Timothy Casey, Legal Momentum, New York, NY.

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WORKING WITH LOCAL TANF-RELATED AGENCIES, Patricia R. Cole, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: January 2000.

WORST OFF ~ SINGLE-PARENT FAMILIES IN THE UNITED STATES: A CROSS-NATIONAL COMPARISION OF SINGLE PARENTHOOD IN THE U.S. AND SIXTEEN OTHER HIGH-INCOME COUNTIRES, Timothy Casey and Laurie Maldonado, Legal Momentum, New York, NY: December 2012.


 

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