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October 2008

Basic Facts About Low-Income Children: Birth to Age 18

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This document gives basic information on the numbers and percentages of children living in low-income and poor families. Data includes information on employment, education, family structure, age, race and ethnicity, immigrant status, and geography.
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November 2007

Most Low-Income Parents are Employed

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This sheet shows that most children in low-income families have parents employed full-time and year round, and that many low-income parents are unable to find full-time, year-round work. It also addresses the concentration of low-income workers in the service industry.
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November 2007

Parents' Low Education Leads to Low Income, Despite Full-Time Employment

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This fact sheet reveals the effect on decreasing children's poverty rates as parents, even those working full time, increase their own education level. Implications for policy are discussed.
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September 2006

Low-Income Children in the United States

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This annual report gives a statistical overview of numbers and percentages of children living in low-income and poor families. Highlighted demographics include age of children, race and ethnicity, and common misconceptions.
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January 2006

Pathways to Early School Success: Helping the Most Vulnerable Infants, Toddlers, and their Families

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This issue brief discusses the challenges faced by children who grow up in low income environments. It includes statistics regarding vulnerable children and solutions to prevent vulnerable children from falling behind.
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November 2005

Family Economic (In)Security: A View from the States

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This brief highlights the challenges of low-wage work. Sufficient income, assets, human and social capital are noted as key policy areas to meet family economic security. State-by-state policy and context profiles are available via the NCCP website.
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October 2005

Efforts to Promote Children's Economic Security Must Address Needs of Hard-Working Immigrant Families

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This brief covers data and statistics on low-income children in the U.S. living in immigrant families. The brief includes an overview of federal and state policy involving immigrant access to vital services/public benefits, e.g. food stamps.
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September 2004

Rate of Children in Low-Income Families Varies Widely by State

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This brief provides state-by-state percentages of children in low-income families, including percentages based on age, parents with a high school degree, living with a single parent, and living with two immigrant parents.
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How Belief in a Just World Influences Views of Public Policy, Public Attitudes Toward Low-Income Families and Children Research Report No. 2

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The report explains how a person's degree of Belief in a Just World (a psychological concept describing an individual's belief that people get what they deserve and deserve what they get) affects whether they tend to blame others for attempts made to improve their situation. The research finds that a person with a strong belief in a just world tends to believe that a woman is less deserving the more steps she takes to improve her situation, i.e. blaming the victim. Conversely, those with a weak belief in a just world find women more deserving the more efforts they make.
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February 2000

Promoting resilience: Helping young children and parents affected by substance abuse, domestic violence, and depression in the context of welfare reform

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This is Issue Brief #8 in a series based on a growing body of research that suggests that successful policies for families must take into account the needs of children when addressing the needs of parents and the needs of parents when addressing the needs of children.