Peter Edelman and Senator Sherrod Brown share their thoughts on making expanded tax credits permanent. They argue that “Even before the pandemic, hard work wasn't paying off for many workers. In recent decades, the cost of living has only gone up, leaving families, especially families with children, strapped for cash and living paycheck-to-paycheck.”
Peter Edelman joins Under the Radar to speak on the state of America’s impoverished population and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the social landscape of the poverty line for Americans.
Georgetown University Law Center celebrated its 150th anniversary, honoring long-term growth to become a world-renowned school.
Professor Peter B. Edelman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy and Director, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Georgetown Law, will be the featured speaker at the Feerick Center for Social Justice Luncheon Speaker Series event titled "Criminalization of Poverty: Three Intertwined Crises".
The Center on Poverty and Inequality is a leader in developing solutions to the education and employment challenges youth face, which it has identified as largely stemming from underfunded and disconnected secondary, postsecondary, and workforce systems. The status quo is not working for young people, the Center’s faculty director, Professor Peter Edelman told assembled advocates, policymakers and students at a recent event on campus. “We’ve made progress, but it’s not sufficient.”