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  • Reducing Childhood Poverty
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    Reducing Childhood Poverty

    The Brookings Institution hosted a panel discussion on reducing childhood poverty and explored universal social programs for families with newborns, particularly those in low-income and…

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  • Robert Doar on Child Poverty Programs
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    Robert Doar on Child Poverty Programs

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. Robert Doar, former commissioner…

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  • Universal Child Allowance
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    Universal Child Allowance

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. In this panel, experts discussed…

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  • Existing Child Poverty Programs
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    Existing Child Poverty Programs

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. In this panel, experts examined…

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  • Rep Paul Ryan RWI Unveils Poverty Plan
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    Representative Paul Ryan on Poverty

    Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced proposed policy reforms to reduce poverty in the U.S. Following his speech, Representative Ryan and others participated in a panel discussion on the…

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  • Rep Paul Ryan on Social Mobility
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    Representative Paul Ryan on Social Mobility

    House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the issue of social mobility and offered ways to overcome obstacles, including asking more of food stamp recipients in return for the…

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  • Census Data on Income Poverty and Health Insurance
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    Census Data on Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance

    David Johnson of the U.S. Census Bureau and Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution talked about data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual report on income, poverty and health insurance in the U.S. They…

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  • AntiPoverty Programs
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    Anti-Poverty Programs

    Witnesses testified on on anti-poverty programs, specifically Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). TANF is a block grant to states that replaced direct federal aid to those on…

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  • Poverty Issues and the New Administration
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    Poverty Issues and the New Administration

    Rebecca Blank talked and others spoke about recommendations to President-Elect Obama to make greater investments in economic opportunity and increase future economic mobility for poor…

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  • Poverty and Income Data
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    Poverty and Income Data

    A panel discussion was held on new figures released that day by the U.S. Census Bureau on income, poverty, and health insurance, using data from 2007. Moderator Ron Haskins provided an…

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  • Poverty in the US
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    Poverty in the U.S.

    The guests debated U.S. poverty issues, included recently issued Census Bureau poverty figures. They noted that the nation’s household median income rose to $48,200 in 2006 but median…

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  • Poverty and Income in 2006
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    Poverty and Income in 2006

    Following remarks by Strobe Talbott and Mayor Bloomberg on poverty and social policy, participants talked about a recent report by the Census Bureau on poverty and family income for 2006.…

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  • Poverty Among Children and Families
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    Poverty Among Children and Families

    Panelists analyzed a report on poverty released by the Census Bureau earlier in the day. They talked about the significance of the findings and their implications for families and…

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  •  Welfare Reform 10th Anniversary
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    Welfare Reform 10th Anniversary

    As part of a symposium on “Welfare Reform at 10: Marking the Milestone,” the first panel, moderated by Kate O’Beirne, discussed the 1996 welfare reform legislation and analyzed its successes in the…

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  • Poverty in America
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    Poverty in America

    Panelists discussed the release of the annual Kids Count report. The report detailed the status of poverty in America and how it affects children and families across the country. Among the…

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