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Moving TANF Recipients with Disabilities to Work: Examples of State Strategies

June 1, 2011

The brief examines activities in place to help move receipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) who have a disability to employment. It looks at the opportunities and challenges to state governments in crafting supports and services, as well as offers a glimpse of some strategies and approaches being used by state TANF agencies to help recipients with a disability secure and maintain employment.

Strategies to Increase Food Stamp Participation

November 30, 2007

Discusses the benefits, for both individuals and states, of boosting participation in food and nutrition programs. Recommends strategies and best practices to expand participation while lowering costs, such as coordinating efforts with other programs.

Corporate Support for Employee Health Insurance for Franchises and Company Owned National Chains

October 1, 2007

Discusses the decline of employer-based health insurance, various options for employers, and the debate over legislation to strengthen employer-based coverage. Gives examples of innovative ways in which some businesses provide employee health insurance.

Revenue-Resource Enhancement Guide for Nonprofit Employment and Training Agencies: A Business Model

May 1, 2007

Outlines a business model that utilizes existing revenue streams for low-wage workers and their employers to invest in workforce development. Provides an overview of eight resources and how to maximize their benefits for job placement and retention.