CBPP Senior Fellow Jared Bernstein will participate in a TalkPoverty LIVE! online panel discussion at 2:00 today on three policies to reduce poverty and increase economic security:
- Raising the minimum wage and strengthening the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC;
- Addressing erratic work schedules to make it possible to balance work and family;
- Reforming the criminal justice system and re-entry policies so that criminal records do not resign people or their families to a life of poverty.
Other panelists include the Center for Law and Social Policy’s Jodie Levin-Epstein and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice’s Daryl Atkinson. The Center for American Progress’s Rebecca Vallas will moderate.
Viewers can participate through tweets to @TalkPoverty with the hashtag #talkpovertylive and posts on the TalkPoverty.org Facebook page during the conversation.