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Report: 22% of R.I. children live with an unemployed or underemployed parent

Poverty & Family Economics

Providence Business News

More than 20 percent of children in the Ocean State live with a parent who is either unemployed or underemployed, according to a report from the Urban Institute.

The report – “Unemployment from a Child’s Perspective” – examined the efficacy of unemployment insurance, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program and was released with children’s advocacy group First Focus. …Read more