Self Sufficiency Standard-2009

September 1st, 2009

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The Self-Sufficiency Standard was originally developed by Dr. Diana Pearce, while serving as Director of the Women and Poverty Project at Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW). The Ford Foundation provided funding for the Standard’s original development.

The 2009 Mississippi Self-Sufficiency Standard report has been prepared through the cooperative efforts of Michelle Desmond, Liesl Eckert, Karen Granberg, Sarah Lowry, Lisa Manzer, and Agnes Oswaha at the University of Washington, Center for Women’s Welfare and Rebecca Dixon of the Mississippi Economic Policy Center.