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The Perfect Gift for Father’s Day

The Obama administration's new approach to improving relationships between fathers and their children could just be the help many families need, writes Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Friday, June 18, 2010

Celebrating Father’s Day Through Family Policy

Policies that address the needs of low-income fathers can help families celebrate a more joyous Father’s Day, write Joy Moses and Alex Cardenas.

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

The New Housing Normal for Low-Income Families

The National Housing Trust Fund included in new House legislation could help many families find more stable housing, says Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Tuesday, June 15, 2010

El Desempleo También Afecta a las Familias

Los números de empleo no cuentan la historia completa de cómo el alto desempleo afecta desproporcionadamente a los hombres de bajos ingresos y a sus familias, escribe Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Unemployment Is About Families, Too

Today’s job numbers don’t tell the full story of how high unemployment disproportionately affects low-income men and their families, writes Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Friday, March 5, 2010

Lessons in Humanity (and Poverty Policy) Just in Time for the Holidays

Joy Moses discusses how the story of the "praying robber" shows us the important of the connection between fathers and families.

By Joy Moses | Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Parenting with a Plan

A report from Joy Moses explains how the Temporary Assistance for Needy Family legislation can support positive parenting relationships and improve father involvement.

By Joy Moses | Tuesday, November 17, 2009

National Service and Youth Unemployment

book_alt2 icon Report Strategies for job creation amid economic recovery from Melissa Boteach, Joy Moses, and Shirley Sagawa.

By Melissa Boteach, Joy Moses, and Shirley Sagawa | Monday, November 16, 2009

A Legacy of Poverty

New data from the Census Bureau underestimates the growing poverty problem, but Congress can build on existing efforts to address this issue, writes Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, September 10, 2009

And Justice for All

book_alt2 icon Report Joy Moses argues in a report for prioritizing free legal services during the recession and suggests who can help.

By Joy Moses | Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Economy Strains Legal Services for the Poor

Joy Moses interviews the executive director of Connecticut Legal Services about how the economic crisis is affecting legal services and the need for greater government investment.

By Joy Moses | Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Child Homelessness in the Economic Crisis

Joy Moses interviews Michigan educator Kathy Kropf about the difficulties facing homeless children in the recession.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, June 11, 2009

Servicios Legales Esenciales

En medio de una aguda recesión, un buen abogado puede ser el mejor intercesor entre los pobres y la carestía, informa Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, May 14, 2009

Essential Legal Services

Amid a deepening recession, a good lawyer may be all that stands between the poor and penury, observes Joy Moses.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, May 7, 2009

More Can Be Done to Expand the Child Tax Credit

article icon Issue Brief President Obama’s plan for the Child Tax Credit is a move in the right direction but CAP’s proposal for full refundability would work best for low-income families, says Joy Moses in an updated issue brief.

By Joy Moses | Thursday, April 16, 2009