This webinar outlined the current and potential threats to basic assistance programs with a specific focus on work requirements; provided an on-the-ground perspective about how imposing work requirements in exchange for basic supports will hurt low-income individuals and especially people of color; and shared communications tools and tactics for how to reframe the work requirements narrative and advocate for positive strategies to end chronic unemployment and poverty.
Moderator: Melissa Young of Heartland Alliance's National Initiatives on Poverty & Economic Opportunity
Panelists: Elizabeth Lower-Basch of Center on Law and Social Policy, Ronald Johnson of Heartland Alliance Health, and Rebecca Vallas of Center for American Progress
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- North America / United States (Midwestern) / Illinois / Cook County / Chicago
- North America / United States (Southern) / District of Columbia / Washington
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