Melissa Boteach and Jitinder Kohli on why a supplemental federal poverty measure will drive smarter policies to bring more families into the middle class.
Video Melissa Boteach discusses what the federal poverty measure is, why it needs fixing, and the Obama administration's announcement of a new supplemental measure.
Report Strategies for job creation amid economic recovery from Melissa Boteach, Joy Moses, and Shirley Sagawa.
Alexandra Cawthorne and Melissa Boteach discuss the need to extend unemployment insurance on The Hill's Congress Blog.
Congress can aid the rising number of long-term unemployed workers by extending unemployment insurance benefits, write Alexandra Cawthorne and Melissa Boteach.
Melissa Boteach is Director of Half in Ten and the Poverty and Prosperity Program at American Progress. In this capacity she coordinates “Half in Ten: The Campaign to Cut Poverty in Half in Ten Years,” a project designed to build the political and public will to reduce poverty by creating good jobs, strengthening families, and […]