Perlman, Helen Harris. Papers circa 1910s-1998
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The Work Incentive Program (WIN) was established by the U.S. Department of Labor in 1967-1968. WIN was designed to increase employability and employment among those receiving welfare under Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). It required states to offer job training and job-seeking assistance. A voluntary program until 1971, incentives for participation ranged from exemptions in calculating AFDC need to actual incentive payments. WIN programs were federally funded and loc...
The American Joint Distribution Committee was founded on November 27, 1914 when the American Jewish Relief Committee (AJRC) and the Central Committee for the Relief of Jews (CCRJ) joined forces under the name of the Joint Distribution Committee of American Funds for the Relief of Jewish War Sufferers. Although JDC reflected the diversity of the American Jewish Community, the Reform-oriented American Jewish Committee faction dominated its early leadership. Conceived as a temporary agency to relie...
Helen Harris Perlman was born on December 20, 1905 in St. Paul, Minnesota. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota in 1926 and attended the New York School of Social Work from 1933 to 1934. In 1943, she earned her master's degree in social work from Columbia University. In 1945, she joined the faculty at the University of Chicago as an assistant professor in social work. The University of Chicago awarded her The Samuel Deutsch Distinguished Service Professorship, which is the...