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Fourth Annual New Frontiers in Poverty Research Conference (May 11th)

  • Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University 2920 Broadway New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)
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The Center on Poverty and Social Policy (CPSP) at the Columbia School of Social Work invites you to participate in its fourth annual New Frontiers in Poverty Research Conference on May 11th, 2018. 

DATE & TIME: May 11th, 2018, 12:00 - 6:30 PM
LOCATION: Alfred Lerner HallColumbia University
2920 Broadway, Room 555
New York, NY 10027
REGISTRATION: Please register for the conference here.

Marta Tienda of Princeton University will open the day discussing integration as anti-poverty policy, while Bruce Western of Columbia University will close the day discussing life in the year after prison. The conference will also feature a panel on a Basic Income Guarantee featuring Robert Paul Hartley of Columbia, Michael Lewis of Hunter College, and Chris Hughes of the Economic Security Project, whose recent book "A Fair Shot" has reinvigorated policy debate on the idea of a basic income. 

As always, the conference will also feature the latest research on poverty and social policy in both New York City and nationwide. The NYC panel will be led by Sarah Oltmans of Robin Hood, while the national panel will be led by Michael Laracy of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Participants will include Jane Waldfogel, Diana Hernandez, Christopher Wimer, Jenn Laird, Naomi Zewde, Sophie Collyer, and Matthew Maury.

For more information, please see the conference agenda

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Thank you for your interest in our program. We look forward to seeing you on May 11th!