Facing Challenges and Showing Resilience: Reflections of Workers from Low-Income Households During COVID-19

Facing Challenges and Showing Resilience: Reflections of Workers from Low-Income Households During COVID-19

OPRE Report #2022-174
Published: Aug 31, 2022
Publisher: Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies Project (NextGen)

Time frame: 2018-

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families

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This brief shares an important firsthand perspective on the pandemic’s impact on people in the low-wage labor market, based on in-depth interviews with 41 workers in fall and winter 2020. The stories and experiences workers share in this brief and report can help policymakers, employers, and programs that are interested in better supporting individuals with low incomes and their families.

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