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Working out of poverty

Empower Wisconsin | Jan. 8, 2020

MILWAUKEE  — Work is a path out of poverty. 

But how do we help poor but able-bodied and capable people experiencing temporary hurdles get jobs? And, as importantly, how do we do it in a way that does not encourage everlasting dependency on government? 

Those were the questions the Badger Institute put to Angela Rachidi, resident scholar in poverty studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

Rachidi arrives at some important answers in a new Badger Institute report on the benefits of linking work with social welfare policies. 

Read more at the Badger Institute. 

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