Supplemental Poverty Measure: What It Will and Won't Do
Apr 19, 2010
Listen to Part One of Webinar Series on the Supplemental Poverty Measure
On April 14, Spotlight co-sponsored the first installment of a two-part webinar series on the supplemental poverty measure with the Brookings Center on Children and Families, the Half-in-Ten Campaign, the New America Foundation and the National League of Cities. The webinar focused on why a new poverty measure is needed and how the supplemental poverty measure will compare to the official poverty measure. Speakers included Michael Laracy of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Arloc Sherman of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Indivar Dutta-Gupta of the House Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support and Annette Case of Strategies to Eliminate Poverty. To listen to Part Two of the webinar on Behind the Scenes: Adopting a Supplemental Poverty Measure, click here.