Poverty & Policy Resources

Center for Law and Social Policy: This is a national, nonprofit organization which conducts research, policy analysis, technical assistance, and advocacy on issues related to economic security for low-income families and children.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: This is one of the nation’s premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals.

Child Trends Databank: This is a one-stop-shop for the latest national trends and research on over 80 key indicators of child and youth well-being, with new indicators added each month.

Coalition on Human Needs – This site indicates an alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies that address the needs of low-income and other vulnerable populations.

OMB Watch: OMB Watch is a nonprofit research and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting government accountability and citizen participation in public policy decisions. Its mission centers on four main areas: the federal budget, regulatory policy, public access to government information, and policy participation by nonprofit organizations.

National Center for Children in Poverty: This is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and policy organization to identify and promote strategies that prevent child poverty in the United States and improve the lives of low-income children and families.