2023 National TANF Directors’ Meeting: A Blueprint for the Future of TANF and Economic Mobility

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Family Assistance (OFA), hosted the first in-person National Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Directors’ Meeting since 2019, located in Long Beach, California from August 30 to 31, 2023. The event brought together 119 state and territory program representatives, subject matter experts, contractors, and federal partners to participate in collaborative ideation sessions and knowledge sharing activities. Themed “A Blueprint for the Future of TANF and Economic Mobility,”, participants attended presentations from experts and program administrators, and participated in moderated sessions on creating outcomes-based TANF programs, strengthening data and reporting, overcoming barriers to program participation, addressing equity in TANF, and building strategic partnerships with child welfare.

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