Making the Employment Connection: New Opportunities to Support Transitional Jobs Programs Using the TANF Emergency Contingency Fund

This paper—written by Allegra Baider and Elizabeth Lower-Basch—highlights opportunities to develop or expand Transitional Jobs programs using funding from the new Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Emergency Fund, which was authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.