Category: Human Rights

Transcript from Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2006

The following is a transcript of a speech delivered by Evelyn Dortch as part of the Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington DC in 2006.   My name is Evelyn Dortch and I am the founder and Executive Director of    Direct Action Welfare Group, better known as DAWG.  We are the only welfare rights group in…
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Talking Points for WV TANF Cuts Crisis

The main reason for the TANF budget crisis is that Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) money has been diverted to other purposes. TANF funding is adequate to cover the costs of the core programs of cash assistance and supports for those seeking employment.  The problem is that TANF money is being spent on other…
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