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Fathering and Enforcement

Joy Moses explores what’s wrong with federal child support policies and how to fix them as our nation prepares to celebrate Father’s Day.

By Joy Moses | Friday, June 17, 2011

Timing Is Everything

Joy Moses applauds the new Government Accountability Office report on costly overlapping government programs, especially its recommendations to proceed cautiously before reforming hunger and homelessness programs.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, March 3, 2011

The Case for State Food Action Plans

book_alt2 icon Report Joel Berg and Joy Moses on food action plans and bringing states closer to reaching hunger and obesity-reduction goals.

By Joel Berg and Joy Moses | Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Expanding the Availability of Free Legal Assistance in Family Law Matters: The Need to Serve Fathers and Achieve Improved Family Outcomes

Joy Moses and Hilary Evans explain in Cornerstone how to expand the availability of free legal assistance to serve low-income fathers.

By Joy Moses and Hilary Evans | Thursday, February 3, 2011

The Right Priorities

Looking out for our nation’s children should be at the top of Congress’s to-do list during its lame duck session, argues Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, November 18, 2010

“Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves,” But Could Use Some Help

book_alt2 icon Report Joy Moses, Jacquelyn Boggess, and Jill Groblewski explain how supporting responsible fatherhood and related programs and services helps low-income mothers.

By Joy Moses, Jacquelyn Boggess, and Jill Groblewski | Thursday, October 14, 2010

Fighting Fat at 15

Joy Moses and Amara M. Foster discuss what Congress can do to address the growing childhood obesity epidemic more generally and reach children living in poverty in particular.

By Joy Moses and Amara M. Foster | Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Let’s Get Serious About Poverty

play_alt icon Video Melissa Boteach and Joy Moses discuss the new poverty data, what we can do to reduce rising poverty, and why it's important to focus on poverty amid other problems.

By Melissa Boteach and Joy Moses | Thursday, September 23, 2010

What the Census Tells Us About the Great Recession

book_alt2 icon Report The Census Bureau release of 2009 income, poverty, and health insurance shows that more families have lost health insurance coverage and have fallen into poverty.

By Heather Boushey, Karen Davenport, Joy Moses, and Melissa Boteach | Friday, September 17, 2010

Slideshow: Progressive Poverty Policies

cursor icon Interactive A slideshow from Folayemi Agbede and Joy Moses highlights antipoverty programs enacted under the Obama administration that have made a difference.

By Folayemi Agbede and Joy Moses | Thursday, September 16, 2010

Stretching the Safety Net

We need to keep our safety net expanded to meet the growing (and diverse) poverty population’s needs, argues Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, September 16, 2010

Reducing Student Poverty in the Classroom

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Saba Bireda and Joy Moses outlines antipoverty programs operating in our nation's schools and how these can be expanded.

By Saba Bireda and Joy Moses | Monday, September 13, 2010

We Can’t Stop Growing Jobs Now

Extending the TANF Emergency Fund should be a no-brainer. It has created thousands of jobs, helping states, workers, and businesses, write Joy Moses and Melissa Boteach.

By Joy Moses and Melissa Boteach | Monday, August 30, 2010

Low-Income Fathers Need to Get Connected

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Joy Moses shows how helping low-income fathers will benefit children and families.

By Joy Moses | Friday, June 25, 2010

Celebrando El Día de los Padres Por Medio De Leyes Familiares

Las políticas que abordan las necesidades de los padres de bajos ingresos pueden ayudar a las familias a celebrar un día de los padres con mayor júbilo.

By Joy Moses and Alex Cárdenas | Friday, June 18, 2010