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Dignity of Work Remains Central to Escaping Poverty

This summer, the Council of Economic Advisors highlighted the power of work as it relates to America’s social safety net. The council’s July 2018 report marks an important moment in our thinking about welfare programs -- similar to when the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program started in 1996.

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Working to Serve the Whole Family

A new two-year initiative brings together communities and policymakers to help families become economically stable.

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