Two Paths to Better Jobs for DC Residents: Improved Training and Stronger Job Protections

Summary The growing job challenges of DC residents without a college education – including falling wages, stubbornly high unemployment, and an economy where job growth is concentrated in industries requiring advanced education and skills – highlight the urgency of helping more residents get better jobs. The District can tackle this challenge by implementing bold reforms […]

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November 20th, 2015
Reform the TANF Time Limit to Help Families with Children Succeed
Kate Coventry

The goal of DC’s welfare program – Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) – should be to improve the economic stability and mobility of families with children, knowing that this is critical to the healthy development of children. Yet without action by the mayor and the DC Council, more than 6,000 vulnerable families with 13,000 […]

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