U.S. Sen. Casey, experts to discuss integrating policies for economic security
DATE: Noon-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 18
EVENT: “What Does Economic Security Look Like and How to Get There”
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) will join the University of Michigan’s William Elliott III and Trina Shanks, Michael Sherraden of Washington University, Thomas Shapiro of Brandeis University and other experts for an online discussion on the combination of income- and asset-based policies that can broaden economic security equitably.
In the first of two sessions, speakers will detail the theory and evidence for integrating policies to provide children and families with enough to survive today and something to live for. In the second session, speakers will address how income- and asset-based policies can be integrated to broaden economic security.
SPONSORS: The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, University of Michigan School of Social Work, Grand Challenges for Social Work Network to Reduce Extreme Economic Inequality, Center for Social Development at Washington University and Institute for Economic and Racial Equity