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The Center for Family Policy and Practice is a nonprofit advocacy organization that was founded in 1995 to incorporate the needs of low-income men of color into conversations about poverty solutions. Our work addresses systemic and structural barriers to economic security, with a particular focus on child support and social welfare policies.

We advocate for policies that would benefit every member of low-income families and communities. Contact us! »

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Policy Briefing July 2016

Posted on June 30, 2016

IN THIS ISSUE:
• Decline and Shift in Welfare Spending
• Child Support Debt a Barrier for Released Prisoners Families
• Lack of Access to Legal Representation for Low-Income Defendants
• Manufacturing Industry Relies on Public Programs to Support Families
• Federal Budget Proposal Encourages Child Support Pass Through
• Increasing Gender and Income Work Gap
• State Child Support Enforcement News
• Also of Note

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Policy Briefing June 2016

Posted on June 2, 2016

IN THIS ISSUE:
o Federal legislation about wealth stripping industries
o Assessing ability to pay child support
o Parental incarceration
o Child support collections and behavioral interventions
o Pilot programs to address nonpayment of child support; threat of jail remains
o Impacts of 1996 welfare reform
o Also of note…

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