Participants talked to reporters about the president’s proposed budget, assistance to the needy, faith-based programs, and… read more
Participants talked to reporters about the president’s proposed budget, assistance to the needy, faith-based programs, and maintaining moral standards in the U.S. through progressive policy measures. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Marian Wright Edelman Founder and President Children's Defense Fund
- James Forbes Jr. Senior Minister Riverside Church
- Robert Greenstein Founder and Executive Director Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
- Peter Weaver Bishop United Methodist Church
Federal Budget Process
The participants briefed reporters and answered questions on the federal budget process.
Children and Poverty
Ms. Edelman spoke about the plight of 5.5 millon children that are living in poverty. She also answered…
Social Security Privatization
Participants talked about proposed plans to reform the Social Security system, including proposals to partially…
10 Years of National Service
In 1994, the Corporation for National and Community Service awarded its first grants. Since then, its Senior…