5 Things to Know About Single Mothers in Poverty
May 11th, 2012
By Katie Wright
As we approach another Mother’s Day, we as Americans reflect on the challenges facing some of the mothers struggling the most out there—single mothers living in poverty—and what we can do to create greater economic opportunity for all kinds of families.
Too often the space in the national discourse for this discussion is clouded by myths, personal attacks, and stereotypes about this group of women. This Mother’s Day let’s move beyond the stereotypes and take a fresh look at not only the challenges facing single mothers living in poverty but also some of the policy solutions that can lift them out of poverty.
To read the five things to keep in mind about poor single mothers this Mother’s Day, visit the Center for American Progress website.