Government Programs Help Keep Children Out of Poverty

According to analysis of the supplemental poverty measure conducted by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) kept 3.1 million children out of poverty, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) kept 2.1 million children out of poverty, and Unemployment Insurance kept 1 million children out of poverty. Read more about the supplemental poverty measure and children.

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