Public Welfare

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 3, Summer

Dispatches from the States: Illinois
Hedy Bourland's restaurant career has taken off. In little more than a year, the 30-year-old mother of four has gone from subsisting on welfare to flipping burgers to training restaurant employees and managers. "I've been on and off welfare for about...
Dispatches from the States: Rhode Island
In July 1997, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Almond announced significant enhancements to the state's child care program to ensure that quality care is universally available to all working families in the state. As mandated in the 1998 state budget, reimbursement...
Efforts by Child Welfare Agencies to Address Domestic Violence
Child welfare agencies across the country have begun to focus on the issue of domestic violence and how it affects their caseloads. The report that forms the basis for this article was prepared under contract with the Office of the Assistant Secretary...
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