NCLEJ Examines Racial Stereotyping in TANF and Urges Advocacy to Improve TANF and Promote Racial Justice

In the latest issue of the Clearinghouse Review focused on racial justice, NCLEJ’s Gina Mannix and Henry Freedman discuss recent social science research showing how subtle race-based factors and stereotypes continue to infect policy and administration in TANF, the cash assistance program for families. In light of these findings, they suggest that advocacy to address the utter inadequacy of TANF and to strengthen income security for poor families will further the cause of racial justice. Read the article here

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