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Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions introduces key issues regarding the causes and consequences of poverty through a virtual lecture series featuring experts in policy and practice from across the nation, with the goal of encouraging the formation of a broad community of learners to enga

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Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

H. Luke Shaefer: Child allowance panel

Nov 5, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
H. Luke Shaefer and other panelists — to be announced — will discuss the implications of the expanded child tax credit and the potential for the U.S. to adopt a permanent child allowance.  
Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal Coverage

Oct 22, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Jonathan Cohn discusses his book, “The Ten Year War: Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal Coverage,” which examines the Affordable Care Act — better known as “Obamacare.”
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Terri Friedline: Why Financial Technology Won’t Save a Broken System

Oct 15, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Terri Friedline will discuss her book, Banking on a Revolution: Why Financial Technology Won’t Save a Broken System, which takes a critical look at advancements in financial technology (“fintech”) in the banking and financial industries.
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Carolyn Barnes: Low-Income Families and the New Welfare State

Oct 8, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Carolyn Barnes will discuss her book, “State of Empowerment: Low-income Families and the New Welfare State,” exploring how government-funded after-school programs can enhance the civic and political lives of low-income citizens.
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Jeremy Levine: Constructing Community

Oct 1, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Jeremy Levine will discuss his book, “Constructing Community: Urban Governance, Development and Inequality in Boston,” which explores the complexities of neighborhood redevelopment in Boston.
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Indivar Dutta-Gupta: Approaches to economic redistribution

Sep 24, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Indivar Dutta-Gupta, co-executive director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty & Inequality in conversation with H. Luke Shaefer about approaches to economic redistribution.
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