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Neighborhoods with Concentrated Poverty

Economic Policy Institute

Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Neighborhoods with Concentrated Poverty

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EPI and The Century Foundation present a discussion of Sharkey and Jargowsky’s work on neighborhoods with concentrated poverty with Ta-Nehisi Coates of the Atlantic and Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP.

Moderator:

Richard Rothstein, Research Associate of the Economic Policy Institute

Presenters:
Patrick Sharkey, Associate Professor of Sociology, New York University and author of Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress Toward Racial Equality.

Paul Jargowsky, Professor of Public Policy, Rutgers University and author of Concentration of Poverty in the New Millennium and Century Foundation fellow

Discussants:
Ta-Nehisi Coates,
  national correspondent at The Atlantic, author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle
Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

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Economic Policy Institute
1333 H St. NW
#300
Washington, DC 20005

Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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Economic Policy Institute

The Economic Policy Institute, a nonprofit Washington D.C. think tank, was created in 1986 to broaden the discussion about economic policy to include the interests of low- and middle-income workers. Learn more at EPI.org »

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