Dr. LaDonna Pavetti is the Vice President for Family Income Support Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. In this capacity, she oversees the Center’s work analyzing poverty trends and assessing the nation’s income support programs, including the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
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July 22, 2020
CBPP recently partnered with LIFT, a human service organization that works in underserved communities of color in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, D.C., to examine the pandemic’s impact on families with children with very low incomes and limited savings living in neighborhoods hard hit by the pandemic. We asked LIFT’s CEO, Michelle Rhone-Collins, what LIFT has learned and how it adjusted its work to respond to families’ needs. Q: Please tell me a little about the families that LIFT serves and how you serve them. Ninety-one percent of the parents we partner with are female...