Insights from the Ideas for Action Awards: Career Pathways out of Poverty

April 17, 2013 | Jodie Levin-Epstein

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Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington, the Northwest Area Foundation, and the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs are excited to announce the final audio conference in their series highlighting the Ideas for Action Award winners. The upcoming call will explore programs focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through training, education and support programs.

Speakers will discuss approaches to helping low-income families become economically independent through holistic, long-term programming such as greater integration and cooperation among state departments and agencies. 
Speakers include:

  • David Harrison, senior lecturer of public affairs, Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington
  • Elisabeth D. Babcock (Beth), president and CEO, Crittenton Women's Union
  • Karon Rosa, program director, Arkansas Department of Higher Education for the Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative

You can also follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #Ideas4Action.

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington, the Northwest Area Foundation, and the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs hosted the final audio conference in their series highlighting the Ideas for Action Award winners. This call explored programs focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through training, education and support programs.

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