Isabel Sawhill Speaks about Creating an Opportunity Society on CSPAN

In a September 11, 2009 interview on CSPAN’s Washington Journal, Isabel Sawhill discusses possible reasons for why the poverty rate has increased from 12.5 to 13.2 percent from 2007 – 2008, according to the recently released Census report on the poverty rate. She believes that the rate will only continue to grow in the near future. She references the discussion of poverty in Creating an Opportunity Society, which argues for a combination of education, work, and family stability as a solution to poverty.

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