By C-SPAN Washington Journal (EXCERPT) Indivar Dutta-Gupta discusses the eligibility requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) taking effect in September 2023 and the effectiveness of social safety net programs. Watch the episode here:
A family’s income during the prenatal and early years of a child’s life plays a significant role in her health, well-being, and cognitive development, all of which shape her future outcomes. Evidence abounds on the positive impact that income support programs—especially cash transfers—have on children.
The Children Thrive Action Network (CTAN), along with seven partners and one independent researcher, held listening sessions across the country to learn about the concerns, desires, and challenges of immigrant parents and youth.