Media highlights from NPC events.
- Poverty and Antipoverty Policies Before and After the Great Recession by Sheldon Danziger. Presented at the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Symposia on Aug. 8, 2012.
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- Video/Transcript: Insufficient Funds: Savings, Assets, Credit and Banking Among Low-Income Households
- More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City by William Julius Wilson, Harvard University.
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- Podcast: Changing Poverty by Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan. Weekly Podcast from the University of Michigan's News Service for the week of June 22, 2009.
- Working after Welfare: How Women Balance Jobs and Family in the Wake of Welfare Reform by Kristin Seefeldt, University of Michigan. Presented February 11, 2009 at the Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
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- Charting a Course for the Next Generation by Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund. Presented January, 2009 at the Michigan Union Ballroom. This event was hosted as part of the University of Michigan's 2009 Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium.
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- “Measuring and Understanding Poverty in the U.S.” by Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan. Presented June 24, 2008 at the University of Michigan as part of the Annual NPC Summer Workshop.
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- “Immigration and Poverty” by Steven Raphael, University of California, Berkeley. Presented June 23, 2008 at the University of Michigan as part of the Annual NPC Summer Workshop.
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- The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America. Professor Newman is the author, with Victor Tan Chen, of The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America (Beacon Press). February 6, 2008.
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- Jobs and Housing: Trust, Distrust, and Social Class in the Black Community. Hosted as part of the University of Michigan's 2008 Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium. Speakers include Mary Pattillo, Sandra S. Smith, and David Harding. Event is co-sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Students of Color in Public Policy. January 21st, 2008.
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- Danziger and Schoeni discuss poverty, income data in U.S. Census Bureau report. U-M experts available to discuss poverty, income data in U.S. Census Bureau report. August 22nd, 2007.
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- Making low-wage jobs family friendly: An oxymoron or cutting edge? Part II. CLASP conference featuring NPC Assistant Director Kristin Seefeldt. April 6th, 2007.
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- "Making America Stronger: U.S. Food Stamp Program." Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
- "Higher Ground: New Hope for the Working Poor and their Children." Greg Duncan, Edwina S. Tarry Professor, School of Education and Social Policy, Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University. March 15, 2007.
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- "Work Over Welfare: The Inside Story of the 1996 Welfare Reform Law." Ron Haskins, The Brookings Institution. January 31, 2007.
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- "Who helps the poor? Ten Years after Welfare Reform" Sheldon Danziger, Ford School of Public Policy, Research Professor, Population Studies Center. September 4, 2006.
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- 8/21/06 – Ten years ago this week, President Clinton signed a welfare reform act. The goal was to move people from welfare to work – and the number of people on the rolls dropped dramatically. But a decade later, how is welfare reform working for the needy – and for the country? Michigan Radio’s Jack Lessenberry spoke with Kristin Seefeldt. She is Assistant Director of the National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan.
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- "In Our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State." Charles
Murray, W.H. Brady Fellow, American Enterprise Institute. April 3, 2006.
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- "America's Persisting Poverty." Sheldon Danziger, Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy and Research Professor at the Population Studies Center. February 21, 2006.
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- "European Union Social Policy in a Global Context." Sir Tony Atkinson, Nuffield College, Oxford. Citigroup Lecture Series. Keynote address for the conference: "Changing Social Policies for Low-Income Families and Less-Skilled Workers in the European Union and the U.S." April 7, 2005.
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- "Why Poor Women Put Motherhood before Marriage."Kathryn Edin, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania; Maria Kefalas, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia.
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- "American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation's Drive to End Welfare." September 28, 2004. Jason DeParle of the New York Times. Remarks by U-M professors Sandra K. Danziger and Alford Young, Jr. Moderated by Professor Sheldon Danziger. http://www.jasondeparle.com.
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- New Findings on Poverty and Public Policy. June 24, 2003