These Interconnected Policies Would Sustain Families, Support Women, and Grow the Economy
The Top 12 Solutions To Cut Poverty in the United States
A list of solutions that would help alleviate poverty across the country
Individuals and families need a range of supports to thrive, lead healthy and productive lives, and participate fully in the economy. An interconnected suite of policy interventions that addresses economic stability and family care needs—from job quality measures to paid leave to child care to tax credits for low-income families—is essential, not only for families’ economic well-being but also to grow and propel a strong economy. These policy interventions can go a long way in addressing the inequities in U.S. work-family policies that have placed too many families in precarious positions, forcing them to choose between work and care or between paying for rent or groceries.
The good news is that such a suite of…