1 in 4 DC Children Lives With an Unemployed or Underemployed Parent

According to a new report by First Focus and the Urban Institute, one in four DC children lives with an unemployed or underemployed parent. This new infographic – by First Focus and DC KIDS COUNT – helps illustrate the point.

Nationally, one in six children lives with an unemployed or underemployed parent.

Findings suggest the need for strengthening the safety net for families with children, through national state, and local programs.

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