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We organize our work into three areas to help low-income youth & adults:

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How to Help Welfare Recipients and Other Low Wage Workers Secure and Keep Better Jobs

Jobs for the Future

With Congress discussing the renewal of welfare legislation, JFF prepared a policy statement that draws upon our work with employers, employer organizations, and providers of workforce development services for those with few skills and little work experience. In JFF's view, when Congress reauthorizes Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), which replaced the nation's welfare program in 1996, it must address both workers' need for family-supporting jobs and employers' need for a skilled workforce.