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Call # KF3720.Z9 H47 1997
Author Hershkoff, Helen, 1953-
Title The rights of the poor : the authoritative ACLU guide to poor people's rights / Helen Hershkoff, Stephen Loffredo
Imprint Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c1997
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Descript. xvi, 408 p. ; 24 cm
Series An American Civil Liberties Union handbook
Note Includes bibliographical references
Subject Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Miscellanea
Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Popular works
Poor laws -- United States -- Miscellanea
Legal assistance to the poor -- United States -- Popular works
Poor laws -- United States -- Popular works
Poor -- Civil rights -- United States -- Miscellanea
Poor -- Civil rights -- United States -- Popular works
Alt Author Loffredo, Stephen, 1955-
Alt Title Poor
OCLC # 35280830
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction 
IIncome Support1
  Aid to Families with Dependent Children4
  Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant32
  Supplemental Security Income54
  General Assistance98
  Earned Income Credit105
IIFood Assistance136
  Food Stamp Program136
  WIC: Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children155
  National School Lunch Program161
  School Breakfast Program164
  Summer Food Service Program for Children167
  Senior Nutrition Programs168
IIIHealth Services177
  Medicaid178
  Vaccines for Children199
  Medicare200
  State and Local Programs210
  Public Health Service Act Programs211
  Hill-Burton212
  Emergency Care214
IVHousing222
VEducation266
  Preschool Programs273
  Goals 2000276
  Title I277
  Vocational Education282
  The McKinney Act and Homeless Children284
  Language-Minority Programs286
  Education of Children with Disabilities287
  Pregnant and Parenting Students296
  Higher Education297
VIAccess to Justice315
VIIRights in Public Places328
VIIIThe Right to Vote340
App. ASupplemental Security Income Worksheet357
App. BPhysician's Report Form Samples362
App. CExplanation of the "Forty Quarters" Rule369
App. DFood Stamp Income Worksheets371
App. EState Guide to an Indigent's Right to Counsel in Civil Cases383
App. FThe Legal System404