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Rethinking Workforce Training for Low-Income Moms

Single moms work, but gender inequity and the lack of affordable child care leave them unable to work their way into economic security.  A new policy brief highlights an innovative approach.

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nwlc.org - Aug. 8, 2017

MS SPENDS MORE ON SUBSIDIZED CARE, BUT COULD SERVE FEWER

The Mississippi Department of Human Services says it has increased by 50 percent the share of federal welfare money used to subsidize child care for low-income families.

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cdispatch.com - Jan. 9, 2017

THE COST OF BEING POOR IN MISSISSIPPI - AUDIO

In Mississippi, 22 percent of residents remain in poverty and nearly 638,000 live below the poverty line AND face high costs of living in rent, food and child care.
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Mississippi Public Broadcasting's Mississippi Edition - Oct. 18, 2016

HOW STATE AGENCIES DANCE WITH PRIVATIZATION

Mississippi children living in poverty may be among the neediest in America, but last year the State of Mississippi did not allocate $35 million earmarked to help poor families in the state. Read More

jacksonfreepress.com -Oc. 19, 2016

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