To Reduce Child Poverty, Increase Family Incomes

Child Trends | Carol Emig & Kristin Anderson Moore

“On average, children in more affluent families are more likely to receive medical care on a regular basis and are in better physical and mental health than their peers who live in poor families. Additionally, they have better educational outcomes and are less likely to have contact with the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.”

In this article, Child Trends explores the benefits of increasing the income of families raising children in light of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan and Senator Romney’s Family Security Act.

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