ERIC Number: ED242815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Oct-27
Reference Count: 0
Women and Children in Poverty. Hearing before the Task Force on Entitlements, Uncontrollables, and Indexing of the Committee on the Budget. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Budget.
This hearing focused on the impact of Reagan Administration budget policies on women and children, especially in entitlement programs such as Aid to Families with Dependent Children, food stamps, Medicaid, child nutrition, and social services. Oral testimony describing their own experiences and opinions was given by four female participants in the welfare system. Oral and prepared statements offering suggestions for program improvements were presented by Harriette McAdoo of the Howard University School of Social Work; Eleanor Holmes Norton, Georgetown University Law Center; and Barbara Blum of the Manpower Research Demonstration Project. Norton also submitted for the record part of a report ("A Policy Framework for Racial Justice") by the Tarrytown group of black scholars, and McAdoo submitted a summary of her report on the "Extended Family Support of Single Black Mothers." (CMG)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Budget.
Identifiers: Aid to Families with Dependent Children; Entitlement Programs; Food Stamp Program; Medicaid; Reagan Administration
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