Working families

Improving Access to Work Supports: Strengthening State Policies and Practices (PDF)

John Quinterno, The Working Poor Families Project, Spring 2011

Families Can’t Afford the Gender Wage Gap

Heather Boushey, Jessica Aarons, Lauren Smith, Center for American Progress, April 2010

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Implications of Changes in Participation Rates

Kay E. Brown Government Accountability Office, March 2010

America Insecure: Changes in the Economic Security of American Families

Gregory Acs and Austin Nichols, The Urban Institute, March 2010

Paycheck to Paycheck: Wages and the Cost of Housing in America

Center for Housing Policy, May 2009

Budgeting for Basic Needs: A Struggle for Working Families

Kinsey Alden Dinen, National Center for Children in Poverty, March 2009

Child Care Costs in the State of Alabama, 2009 (PDF)

NACCRRA and the Alabama Department of Human Resources, 2009

Working Poor Families: State Datashot – Alabama

Working Poor Families Project, 2008

Still Working Hard, Still Falling Short: New Findings in the Challenges Confronting America’s Working Families

Working Poor Families Project National Report, 2008

Survey of Low-Wage Workers

The Washington Post, The Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard University, August 2008

A New Safety Net for Low-Income Families

Sheila R. Zedlewski, Ajay Chaudry, Margaret Simms, Urban Institute, July 2008

Child Care Use by Low-Income Families: Variations Across States (PDF)

Laura Lippman, Sharon Vandivere, Julie Keith, and Astrid Atienza, Child Trends, June 2008

A Profile of the Working Poor, 2008

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, March 2008

Child Poverty and Family Economic Hardship: 10 Important Questions (PDF)

National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University, March 2008

Bridging the Gap: Alabama’s Working Families and the Broken Promise of Economic Opportunity (PDF)

Alabama Arise, January 2008

Working Poor in the Rural South (PPT)

Bradford F. Mills, Brian E. Whitacre, Christiana Hilmer, In the Shadow of Poverty Conference, Mississippi State University, July 2004