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Achieving Better Results for Families

Children book_alt2 icon Report Child support enforcement reform should focus on customer-oriented approaches to achieve better results for American families.

By Joy Moses | Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Resetting the Poverty Debate: Renewing Our Commitment to Shared Prosperity

Half in Ten analyzes the nation's progress toward cutting poverty in half in 10 years, tracking progress along several indicators of success.

By Melissa Boteach, Shawn Fremstad, Joy Moses, Erik Stegman, and Katie Wright | Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Infographic: From the Civil Rights Era to the Present

Although our nation has made great progress since the civil rights era, the struggle for economic opportunity and equality in America continues.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, August 22, 2013

The March on Washington: Looking Back on 50 Years

March on WashingtonThe march helped advance the cause of economic justice, and although conservative efforts to defeat this progress have had some success, there is cause for optimism and a need for action.

By Joy Moses and Zach Murray | Thursday, August 22, 2013

Time with Dad: Helping Families with Visitation Arrangements

Father and sonChild Support Enforcement could play a greater role in visitation, a key to fostering and maintaining the connection between fathers and their children.

By Joy Moses | Friday, June 14, 2013

The Great Public-Service Talent Search

Public service book_alt2 icon Report While a multifaceted approach is needed to address human resource issues in public service, the strategic expansion of national service has much to contribute to the development of “talent” in the helping fields.

By Joy Moses and Shirley Sagawa | Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Post-Welfare Reform Trends Plus Deeper Spending Cuts Could Equal Disaster for the Nation’s Poor

Yazmin Santiago article icon Issue Brief It’s hard to imagine what poor families will do and how the nation can reasonably reduce poverty should the federal government continue to slash budgets for critical programs.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, February 7, 2013

Top 10 Reasons Why Cutting Poverty Programs to Resolve the Fiscal Showdown Is a Bad Idea

Elizabeth GarciaBalancing the federal budget on the backs of poor and middle-class families lacks soundness and fairness.

By Joy Moses | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The Right Choices to Cut Poverty and Restore Shared Prosperity

American flagHalf in Ten analyzes the nation's progress toward cutting poverty in half in 10 years, tracking progress along several indicators of success.

By Melissa Boteach, Shawn Fremstad, Joy Moses, Erik Stegman, and Katie Wright | Monday, November 19, 2012

Improving the Poverty Numbers Through Wedded Bliss?

Single motherA poverty-reduction strategy focusing on marriage addresses a symptom but doesn’t solve the problem.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, September 20, 2012

Mandatory Life Without the Possibility of Parole for Juveniles Is Unconstitutional

Joy Moses says the Supreme Court, with its ruling in Miller v. Alabama, has set a path to provide additional safeguards for largely poor and black youthful offenders.

By Joy Moses | Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Honoring the Hopes and Dreams of Our Nation’s Dads

The issues, needs, and concerns of low-income fathers and working-class men in general must be part of the national conversation, argues Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Friday, June 15, 2012

If Ryan Gets His Way on Poverty

Joy Moses explains how Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget would worsen social problems and does not represent America at its best.

By Joy Moses | Wednesday, March 21, 2012

‘Undefeated’: The other 2012 Oscar winner with a black cast

Joy Moses describes how "Undefeated," an Oscar-winning movie with a largely black cast, is good for the entertainment business.

By Joy Moses | Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Moving Away from Racial Stereotypes in Poverty Policy

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Joy Moses points the way toward a more inclusive and culturally enlightened America that understands that poverty has no racial, ethnic, gender, or regional boundaries.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, February 23, 2012