Countywide Evaluation of the Long-Term Family Self-Sufficiency Plan: Establishing the Baselines

Synopsis

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted a Long-Term Family Self-Sufficiency Plan (LTFSS) on November 16,1999. The LTFSS envisions 46 interrelated projects with the common goal of promoting sustained self-suffciency for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Act of 1997 (CALWORKS) families, for former CalWorks families, and for other low-income families in Los Angeles County. This book tells the story behind the indicators of low birth weights, domestic violence arrests, annual income under poverty level, personal behaviors harmful to self or others, and teenage high school graduation.