Women In Government's current Economic Security and Opportunities portfolio includes:
Families with children that are below the poverty level are at the heart of Women In Government’s ESO efforts. As noted by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, children in the greatest trouble in America are those growing up in poor households and in economically disconnected communities. By linking female state legislators with resources on ESO issues, we hope to stimulate legislative interest in economic security and success and encourage policymakers to sponsor and co-sponsor ESO legislation in their own states
The below map offers a state-by-state comparison of the number of families with related children that are below the poverty level. This free map was generated in a few simple steps by the KIDS COUNT Data Center.