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Bruch presents webinar for Institute for Research on Poverty

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Sarah Bruch, the Social and Education Policy Research program director, co-presented a webinar for the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) on Wednesday, December 14.

Bruch; Marcia Meyers, School of Social Work and Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington; and Janet Gornick, Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY) will discuss the decentralization of the safety net for working-age adults and families, and the implications for US safety net policies, poverty, and inequality. They will draw on a recent IRP Discussion Paper to illustrate the issues.

To view the webinar, click here.

The IRP is a center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. It is nonprofit and nonpartisan. It is based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As one of three National Poverty Research Centers sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, it has a particular interest in poverty and family welfare in Wisconsin as well as the nation.