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The Benefits of Cash During Baby’s First Years: A Look at New National Research and New State Policy

Poverty in the US has plummeted lately thanks to a robust, pandemic-era federal Child Tax Credit, and now it looks like that assistance might end abruptly. What could that mean for families and young children, and what can be done about it at the state level? 

Join us to hear from two sets of researchers who asked what happens when you give cash to families with newborns – and are finding answers using very different approaches. You will also hear from our allies in New York about how they passed and are implementing a groundbreaking state-level anti-poverty act.

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