Commentary on Children, Families and Poverty: Definitions, Trends, Emerging Science and Implications for Policy

October 16, 2012 | Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt Bryant

The topic of poverty for children is quite timely. The country’s recent financial troubles have increased the number of children and families in poverty, and that number could get bigger with the looming possibility of precipitous drops in funding for the social programs needed to aid these families. This issue needs to be raised and put at the forefront of our nation’s budgetary planning. We need solutions that meet the needs of these families both immediately and in the longer term.

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