Nationwide are mothers of minor children, according to the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women. A recent publication reveals ten truths that matter when working with "justice involved" women.
Average monthly child support payment
Or $5,150 per year, according to Support Providers: 2010, the new Census Bureau statistics in the Survey of Income and Program Participation.
Poverty rate when single mothers are fully employed
A decrease from 40.7% for all single-mother families, which are nearly five times as likely to be poor than married-couple families, says the Center for American Progress in a new report.
Children 17 and under exposed to violence
Either directly or indirectly during the past year according to a national survey. More than 20% had been bullied during their lifetime.
States with anti-bullying laws
South Dakota was the 49th state to implement. Find more on cyber-bullying, prevention techniques, who’s at risk, and how to get help at www.stopbullying.gov.
Decrease in teen birth rate
A CDC report says teen birth rates in 2010 were the lowest in 70 years for all ages and ethnic groups.
People released from prison or jail who are parents
With half a million people released from prisons and 7 million from jails each year, HUD is encouraging multifamily housing owners to develop policies and procedures that allow those formerly incarcerated to rejoin their families in HUD-assisted housing while maintaining safety for residents.
Median annual earnings for women in 2010
For those 15 or older who worked year-round, full time (Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2010). See Census.gov in
Young fathers incarcerated by age 25
Compared to only 6% of young men without children from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research.