• December 2019/January 2020
  • Vol. 20, No. 10

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Family Poverty Is Not Child Neglect

Families experiencing poverty can sometimes face the additional challenge of fighting to keep their family together when they struggle to provide stable, appropriate housing or meet other needs of their children. "Family Poverty Is Not Child Neglect" is a 1-hour podcast that focuses on Congresswoman Gwen Moore as she shares her personal experience of fighting to keep custody of her oldest daughter while struggling to make ends meet as a young mother and the legislation she introduced to prevent separation of families because of poverty.

This episode also covers an initiative to protect workers against wage theft as well as more issues affecting low-income workers and families. Listen to the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/offkiltershow/family-poverty-is-not-child-neglect.

 

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