Tackling Poverty Conversation: A History of Family Homelessness in New York City

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Conditions that perpetuate homelessness and poverty today have deep roots in America's past.​ Our final Tackling Poverty conversation will explore the themes of the book, "The Poor Among Us: A History of Family Poverty and Homelessness in New York City". The discussion will examine the successes and failures of past attempts to reduce poverty and the lessons we can learn for today's efforts to aid impoverished families.  

Moderated by:

Jarrett MurphyExecutive Editor of City Limits

Featured Panelists​:

Ralph da Costa Nunez, President and CEO of ICPH and Author of "The Poor Among Us: A History of Family Poverty and Homelessness in New York City"

Ethan Sribnick, Senior Research Associate at ICPH and Author of "The Poor Among Us: A History of Family Poverty and Homelessness in New York City"

Nancy Wackstein, Executive Director of United Neighborhood Houses

Valery Jean, Executive Director of Families United for Racial and Economic Equality

4:00pm:  Doors Open/Registration 

4:30pm - 6:00pm: Panel Discussion

6:00pm - 7:00pm: Networking Reception 

Series Partner:

Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness

Copies of "The Poor Among Us" will be distributed to event attendees.

Registration is free with RSVP. 

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