CHN Analyses and Publications

This page is a compilation of originally produced reports, analyses, and publications by the Coalition on Human Needs.

Programs That Work: Outcome Sheets

  • Child Care Assistance
    Child care assistance helps working parents maintain stable employment and improves children’s well-being and long-term life outcomes. 
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
    SSDI reduces poverty and provides vital income assistance to those who become disabled before they reach retirement age and are no longer able to fully support themselves through work.
  • Supplemental Security Income
    SSI provides vital assistance, alleviates poverty, helps people with disabilities integrate back into society and the workplace, and improves health. 

Census Reports

2016 Census and Poverty State Reports (released fall 2017)

2016 Census Poverty Data, Resources, and Analysis

U.S. National Poverty Data

National report

Social media toolkit & Infographics

Poverty State Reports 

State Reports-Census Poverty Data

2015 Census and Poverty National Report (released fall 2016)

The High Cost of Being Poor in the U.S.: Anti-Poverty Programs Help Alleviate Costs, But More Must Be Done to Reduce Burdens

2015 Census and Poverty State Reports (released fall 2016)

State Reports-Census Poverty Data

2015 Census Poverty Data, Resources and Analysis

2014 Census and Poverty State Reports (released fall 2015)

State Reports – Census Poverty Data

2014 Census and Poverty National Report (released fall 2015)

Economic Growth Leaves the Poorest Americans Behind (9/21/15)

2013 Census and Poverty State Reports (released fall 2014)

State Reports – Census Poverty Data

2013 Census and Poverty Report (released fall 2014)

New Census Data Confirm Millions Are Still Being Left Behind (9/19/14)

2012 Census and Poverty Report (released fall 2013)

New Census Data Confirms Our Economy Isn’t Working (9/19/13)

2012 SAVE for All Fact Sheets on Sequestration

Fact Sheets for All 50 States (PDF)

State Fact Sheet Main Page

Report 2012: The Budget

Self-Inflicted Wounds: Protecting Families and Our Economy from Bad Budget Choices (3/29/12)

Connecticut: Helping the People of Connecticut During Tight Budget Times (April 2012)

Florida: Helping the People of Florida During Tight Budget Times (Spring 2012)

Illinois: Helping the People of Illinois During Tight Budget Times (April 2012)

Iowa: Helping the People of Iowa During Tight Budget Times (Spring 2012)

Massachusetts: Helping the People of Massachusetts During Tight Budget Times (Spring 2012)

Michigan: Helping the People of Michigan During Tight Budget Times (Spring 2012)

Nebraska: Helping the People of Nebraska During Tight Budget Times (Spring 2012)

Ohio: Helping the People of Ohio During Tight Budget Times (Spring 2012)

Pennsylvania: Helping the People of Pennsylvania During Tight Budget Times (Spring 2012)

Virginia: Helping the People of Virginia During Tight Budget Times (Spring 2012)

The Economy

The Recession Generation: Preventing Long-term Damage from Child Poverty and Young Adult Joblessness (7/23/10)

Read the Press Release (7/26/10)

Towards Shared Recovery: Essential Steps to Reverse a Long and Deep Recession (updated 12/8/08)

Budget Cuts

CHN: A Better Budget for All: Saving Our Economy and Helping Those in Need (2/25/11)

  • Visit the “A Better Budget for All” webpage

Press Release: New Report Shows Millions of People Would Suffer Under House Budget Plan (2/25/11)

CHN & ECAP: First Things First for America: The President’s Budget Makes the Wrong Choices (February 2007) 
National & state reports available