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Struggling Despite Hard Work: Illinois and Chicago

Dinan, Kinsey Alden; Fass, Sarah; Chau, Michelle M.; Douglas-Hall, Ayana

More than a third of Illinois' children live in low-income families. This fact sheet shows that although most of these children have employed parents, many families do not receive the work supports that can close the gap between resources and expenses.

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National Center for Children in Poverty
National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University
Making Work Supports Work Publications
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June 14, 2010
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