Top 3 public policy organizations to consult
Note: For additional information, click the number in parenthesis following each tip.
- Brookings Institution: www.brookings.edu. Find the topics sidebar, click “View All Topics,” click “U.S. Poverty.” Here you will find research and commentary on poverty related issues. (23, 31)
- Urban Institute: www.urban.org. Look under “issues” and you will see a link to poverty/welfare. (25, 29)
- Manpower Demonstration Research Corp: www.mdrc.org. This organization is dedicated to “learning what works to improve programs and policies that affect the poor.” The Web site provides a wealth of information in many different areas. (28)