ERIC Number: ED316603
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Up From Dependency. A New National Public Assistance Strategy. Supplement 5, First Annual Report.
Interagency Low Income Opportunity Advisory Board, Washington, DC.
This is the first annual report of the Interagency Low Income Opportunity Advisory Board. It describes the board's background, philosophy, and accomplishments to date. The purpose of the board is to carry out President Ronald Reagan's welfare reform initiative as spelled out in the Administration's 6-volume report, "Up From Dependency, A New National Public Assistance Strategy." This strategy calls for state-sponsored, locally controlled demonstrations of innovations in public assistance programs with the aim of reducing dependency on welfare programs. The following sections are included in this report: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Background: The Welfare System in 1987"; (3) "Creation of the Interagency Low Income Opportunity Advisory Board"; (4) "Board Activities and Accomplishments"; (5) "The White House Workshop on Self-Help Efforts and Welfare Reform"; (6) "Status of the Welfare System in 1988"; and (7) "Recommendations." The following three appendixes are included: (1) "Establishment, Organization and Authority of the Interagency Low Income Opportunity Advisory Board"; (2) "Summary of Up From Dependency Report Series"; and (3) "Report of the Self-Help Working Group." One map is included. (JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Interagency Low Income Opportunity Advisory Board, Washington, DC.