News Coverage: “Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them?”

News Coverage: “Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them?

New Report: “Justice Diverted: How Renters are Processed in the Baltimore City Rent Court”

New Report: Public Justice Center, Justice Diverted: How Renters are Processed in the Baltimore City Rent Court (Dec. 2015).

News Coverage: Poverty Isn’t Just About Money, Especially for Blacks and Hispanics – The Atlantic

Staying poor isn’t just a matter of having too little money—it’s about a series of unstable circumstances that build upon each other.

Source: Poverty Isn’t Just About Money, Especially for Blacks and Hispanics – The Atlantic

Op-Ed: “American policy fails at reducing child poverty because it aims to fix the poor”

Op-Ed: Philip Cohen, American policy fails at reducing child poverty because it aims to fix the poor, Wash. Post, Apr. 4, 2016.

New Article: “Collateral Damage: A Public Housing Consequence of the “War on Drugs””

New Article: Lahny R. Silva, Collateral Damage: A Public Housing Consequence of the “War on Drugs,” 5 UC Irvine L. Rev. 783 (2015).

New Article: “Toward Inclusive Economic Development”

New Article: “Toward Inclusive Economic Development

New Article: “A Shattered Foundation: African Americans Who Bought Homes In Prince George’s County Have Watched Their Wealth Vanish”

New Article: “A Shattered Foundation: African Americans Who Bought Homes In Prince George’s County Have Watched Their Wealth Vanish” – The Washington Post

Op-Ed: “Will the District’s budget recognize the struggles of low-income residents?”

Op-Ed: Rochanda Hiligh-Thomas and Chinh Le, Will the District’s budget recognize the struggles of low-income residents?, Wash. Post, Apr. 6, 2016.

The related report is available here.

New Book: “Poverty in America—and What to Do About It”

img-poverty-in-america_151844823090-379x586New Book: American Enterprise Institute, Poverty in America—and What to Do About It (2016).  [The book can be downloaded in whole or by chapter.]

Contents

I. THE BIG PICTURE: A CONSERVATIVE SOCIAL JUSTICE
AGENDA
   

► “BE OPEN-HANDED TOWARD YOUR BROTHERS”
Arthur C. Brooks

II. THE FOCUS: POVERTY, NOT INEQUALITY     

► POVERTY, NOT INCOME INEQUALITY, IS THE CHALLENGE
WE MUST ADDRESS

Aparna Mathur

III. ANTIPOVERTY POLICY: HAND-UP SOLUTIONS FOR
POOR AMERICANS
 

► EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT DOES A BETTER JOB OF LIFTING WORKERS FROM POVERTY
Michael R. Strain

► HERE’S WHY CONSERVATIVES SHOULD WORRY MORE ABOUT LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT
Michael R. Strain

► THE PATH TO RESPONSIBILITY CAN START WITH A BROOM AND A PAYCHECK
Robert Doar

► 10 WELFARE-REFORM LESSONS
Robert Doar

IV. FAMILY AND POVERTY: WHAT’S HAPPENING AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT 

► FAMILY MATTERS: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR BLOCK SOCIAL MOBILITY? SINGLE PARENTS, SUGGESTS A NEW STUDY
W. Bradford Wilcox

► CAN ANYTHING REALLY BE DONE ABOUT FAMILY BREAKDOWN AND AMERICAN POVERTY? A Q&A WITH BRAD WILCOX
W. Bradford Wilcox and James Pethokoukis

V. OPINION AND ACTION: WHAT AMERICANS ARE SAYING AND POLITICIANS ARE DOING     

► ECONOMIC INSECURITY IN THE UNITED STATES
Karlyn Bowman, Andrew Rugg, and Jennifer K. Marsico

► FIGHT POVERTY THE CONSERVATIVE WAY
Ramesh Ponnuru

 

 

New Article: Elizabeth L. Carter, Community planning, sharing law and the creation of intentional communities: promoting alternative economies and economic self-sufficiency among low-income communities, 44 Sw. L. Rev. 669 (2015).