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Strengthening Families and Communities

Joy Moses contributed this chapter in Half in Ten's poverty indicators report on how we can support families so they can raise their children in safe, stable environments.

By Joy Moses | Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The Facts About Americans Who Receive Public Benefits

article icon Issue Brief Joy Moses discusses the facts—and counters the myths—about public benefits programs that largely serve the middle class and those living in poverty.

By Joy Moses | Friday, December 16, 2011

Coming Together as 99 Percent

John Craig, Joy Moses, and Katie Wright examine how the movement can help those at the lower rungs of the 99 percent.

By John Craig, Joy Moses, and Katie Wright | Monday, November 21, 2011

Killing the American Dream

Joy Moses and John Craig presents the five dream killers aimed at gutting federal programs that if enacted would lock our nation’s poor in poverty.

By John Craig and Joy Moses | Thursday, November 17, 2011

Ending Poverty in America

Joy Moses offers a game plan for eventually ending poverty in America in this essay for the Dream of a Nation project.

By Joy Moses | Monday, October 31, 2011

Ocupemos a Wall Street Juntos

Joy Moses y Jasmin Jones observan que la participación de personas de color en el movimiento los beneficia a ellos y a la causa.

By Joy Moses and Jasmin Jones | Friday, October 21, 2011

Occupying Wall Street Together

Joy Moses and Jasmin Jones note that people of color’s participation within the movement benefits them and the cause.

By Joy Moses and Jasmin Jones | Thursday, October 20, 2011

We Need New Narratives on Black Poverty

To make progress, African Americans and activists need to fight back against historical stereotypes of them being poor and unemployed, writes Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Monday, September 26, 2011

Looking to the Future on the 15th Anniversary of Welfare Reform

Congress should redefine the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program with a goal to end poverty, writes Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Monday, August 22, 2011

Looking to the Future of Welfare Reform

In The Hill, Joy Moses looks at how we can improve welfare on the 15th anniversary of the welfare reform bill.

By Joy Moses | Monday, August 22, 2011

‘The Help’ en Nuestra Sociedad Hoy

‘The Help’ en Nuestra Sociedad Hoy: Joy Moses examina las experiencias diarias de empleadas de hogar en el sur de Estados Unidos durante los años sesenta, en base a la narración de la película “The Help” y por los historiadores de estos trabajadores hoy en día.

By Joy Moses | Wednesday, August 10, 2011

‘The Help’ in Our Society Today

Joy Moses examines the everyday experiences of domestic help in the South in the 1960s told in the movie “The Help” and by chroniclers of those workers today.

By Joy Moses | Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Grounds for Objection

book_alt2 icon Report A significant number of people are unable to afford legal assistance, a serious problem for both litigants and courts, writes Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Families Lose in Child Support Case

A Supreme Court decision handed down yesterday illustrates why we need to do more to help families involved in child support disputes, writes Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Wednesday, June 22, 2011

La Paternidad y la Ley

Joy Moses explora lo qué anda mal con las políticas federales de la manutención de menores y como mejorarlas mientras el país se prepara a celebrar el Día del Padre.

By Joy Moses | Friday, June 17, 2011