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Time to re-imagine the market and economic mobility

It has been more than 50 years since President Johnson announced the War on Poverty, yet we still have 32 million children living in low-income families and one in four in poverty. For the first time, Americans across generations, class and race, do not think that the future will be better for their children. Despite the fact that trust in government is at an all-time low, federal and state governments are both innovating and stretching to meet both the changing needs of families. morenext

From The Hill, January 23, 2015

President Obama’s Two-Generation Strategy: Right Package, Right Time - See more at: http://www.clasp

President’s Obama’s domestic priorities outlined in Tuesday’s State of the Union address encompass a thoughtful and timely package—not simply a laundry list—to help poor and low-income families lift themselves into the middle class. CLASP has long advocated for these priorities and strategies because we think that, taken together, they support families and add up to a far greater impact together than any of them could have alone. We are delighted to see the president’s approach reflects this same judgment. morenext

From CLASP, January 22, 2015

Four in 10 American children live in low-income families, new report shows

Four out of every ten American children live in low-income families, according to new research from the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. morenext

From, January 21, 2015

Does Head Start Promote Outcomes for Low-Income Parents?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty, a remarkable package of legislation designed to reduce the number of American families living on very little. One lasting legacy of the initiative was the creation of Head Start, a federal antipoverty program to promote early school success for low-income, preschool-aged children in the hopes of reducing social disparities over time. Head Start is currently the nation’s largest federally funded preschool program, and it serves more than one million low-income children each year. morenext

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