Growing a safety net that supports workers and their careers

In order to transform our safety net from a punitive system to an empowering one, we must protect and expand investments in programs like SNAP Employment & Training, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and others, while pushing back on state and federal efforts to expand work requirements that force people receiving public benefits into low-wage jobs and restrict access to education and training.

NSC is fighting to protect safety net programs and to expand workers’ access to them as they train for a good job or take the next step in their career.

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Skills for an Inclusive Economic Recovery

A set of generation-defining investments in inclusive skills policy can contribute to addressing the disproportionate impact of the economic crisis on communities who have long suffered inequities.

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