Food and nutrition programs should have adequate funding to engage in robust outreach efforts.
Grandparents and other relatives play an important caregiving role in family well-being. Support from extended family is especially vital in families with low incomes.
Policies and regulations should prioritize placing children in foster care with grandparents and other caregiver relatives whenever possible and appropriate.
Policymakers should not increase the age of eligibility for SSIThe Suppl
Policymakers should support efforts to improve the quality of foods purchased and consumed by SNAP
States should make it as simple as possible for grandparents and other caregiver relatives to enroll in school children in their care or obtain medical treatment for them.
States should distribute public revenue only to social service agencies that are formally accountable to taxpayers.
PovertyThe federal government defines “poverty” as income below specific thresholds.