Exploring Social Poverty: A Webinar Discussion of the Impact of Family and Community Ties for Low-Income Populations

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Date(s) - 12/03/2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Dr. Sarah Halpern-Meekin

Author and Associate Professor, Sarah Halpern-Meekin, explores the question of whether the lack of close, meaningful social ties is a public—rather than just a private—problem in our society in her newly published book Social Poverty: Low-Income Parents and the Struggle for Family and Community Ties. This book provides a window into the nature of social ties among low-income, unmarried parents, highlighting their often-ignored forms of hardship.

During this webinar Halpern-Meekin will present her groundbreaking work, which departs from typical poverty literature and explores social ties not just as an economic issue, but as their own condition that also perpetuate poverty. Joining her to discuss the topic and share their experiences in developing and providing services to address these issues of “social poverty” will be:

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