The State of Welfare in Butte County

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Focusing on Butte County, California, the report documents how the dramatic decline in welfare rolls has had little impact on reducing rural family poverty, even for former recipients who find employment. Includes welfare policy recommendations. Produced by Low Income Families’ Empowerment Through Education, Californians for Economic Self Sufficiency: A Project of the National Economic Development and Law Center, DataCenter, Grass Roots Organizing for Welfare Leadership, and National Campaign for Jobs and Income Support.
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