Safety Net Successes

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Safety net programs, which include SNAP, unemployment benefits, and the Earned Income Tax Credit, have a significant impact in reducing poverty and promoting opportunity for millions of low-income Americans.

We educate policymakers, media, and others about safety net successes. We also analyze tax and spending proposals for their impact on the safety net and on the tens of millions of low-income individuals and families that rely on it to make ends meet.