Toward a Sustainable 21st Century Series, “Poverty and Inequality in California” – 10/28/2016

21st century

Conference on Poverty and Inequality in California
October 28, 2016

Beckman Center for the National Academies of  Sciences and Engineering

Among the most compelling unsolved problems facing the State of California are the persistence of unacceptable levels of childhood poverty and the growing gap between inequality and the effectiveness of programs aimed at poverty alleviation.

Led by Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation director Professor Richard Matthew and UCI Law Professor Robert Solomon, this day-long program at the Beckman Center has a goal of identifying imperatives for action.

Keynote address by Dr. Caroline Danielson, co-author of the 2016 PPIC Report, Income Inequality and the Safety Net in California.

Featuring roundtable discussions and panels of faculty and community leaders from across California.

Presented by the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation, the UCI School of Social Ecology, the Newkirk Center for Science and Society, Towards a Sustainable 21st Century, and the UCI School of Law.

AGENDA is available HERE