The Atlantic: How Anti-Poverty Programs Marginalize Fathers

Author: Jessica Strong . Date: February 26, 2014

CFFPP Director Jacquelyn Boggess describes how many welfare programs can perpetuate—rather than alleviate—families from poverty by often serving only women and children and excluding noncustodial fathers:

“It’s like seven people in bed together, sharing a very small blanket. If you move the blanket over to cover up one person who’s chilly, someone else is going to get cold.”

-Jacquelyn Boggess

(February 2014)

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