CPSP Annual Conference: Race, Poverty, and Social Policy

May 13 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Organizer

Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University
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https://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | REGISTRATION REQUIRED | ONLINE ONLY (VIA ZOOM)

Opening remarks by
DR. CECILIA ROUSE (bio), Chair, Council of Economic Advisers

Keynote address by
DR. BRADLEY HARDY (bio), Associate Professor of Public Administration and Policy, American University

ABOUT THE EVENT

Following opening remarks by Council of Economic Advisers Chair Dr. Cecilia Rose—who has the distinction of being the first Black American to hold this position—members of the Center on Poverty and Social Policy will present on their latest research with a focus on race, poverty, and social policy. Topics will include:

  • income support
  • methods of forecasting poverty throughout the crisis and the impact of policy interventions
  • the Black-White child poverty gap
  • the expanded Child Tax Credit/child allowance
  • the state of poverty in New York City.

Keynote speaker Dr. Bradley Hardy will offer remarks on the role that social policy can play in reducing racial and ethnic gaps in poverty and other important social and economic outcomes.

More details here.

ABOUT THE CENTER ON POVERTY AND SOCIAL POLICY

The Center on Poverty and Social Policy (CPSP) at the Columbia School of Social Work produces cutting-edge research to advance our understanding of poverty and the role of social policy in reducing poverty and promoting opportunity, economic security, and individual and family wellbeing. The center’s work focuses on poverty and social policy issues in New York City and the United States.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact CPSP@columbia.edu.