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The responsiveness of the safety net to the changing geography of poverty

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 14:15
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Allard, Scott W.
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Washington, D.C.
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Thursday, May 31, 2018

This video and its accompanying presentation slides are from the 2018 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS). How has the spatial distribution of poverty shifted in America since 1990? How has the antipoverty safety net responded to changes in the geography of poverty? Drawing on findings from his book, Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty in America, Scott W. Allard (University of Washington) described spatial trends in poverty across America, discussed which safety net programs have been most and least responsive to the geographic shifts in poverty, and reflected on implications for state and local policy and practice. Various methodologies were used across the presentations. (Author introduction)


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