February 13, 2002
The State of Welfare in Butte County
Californians for Family Economic Self-Sufficiency (CFESS),DataCenter,Grass Roots Organizing for Welfare Leadership (GROWL),Low-Income Families' Empowerment through Education (LIFETIME)
Focusing on Butte County, California, the report documents how the dramatic decline in welfare rolls has had little impact on reducing rural family poverty, even for former recipients who find employment. Includes welfare policy recommendations.