The Impact of Work Supports: A Snapshot from Detroit
Publication Date: August 2007
Author(s): Kinsey Alden Dinan
Keywords: work supports; low-wage work
Type: Fact sheet
Many of Detroit’s parents struggle to support their children, despite full-time work. This fact sheet shows that work supports—such as the federal Earned Income Tax Credit and child care subsidies—can help. But reforms are needed to ensure that these policies effectively support workers in the transition from low-wage work to economic self-sufficiency.