Given the signals from the incoming administration, what should be the focus of an antipoverty and racial justice agenda now? Eight years ago, as the Obama administration was taking shape, the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law published a 12-point poverty-fighting agenda. Now, as Donald Trump succeeds Barack Obama in the White House, the Shriver Center has revisited that agenda.
In this episode of the Advocacy Exchange, our live monthly broadcast with advocates advancing change, we talked with the Shriver Center’s John Bouman, Marie Claire Tran-Leung, and Andrew Hammond about the importance of the civil legal aid community in the days ahead and the substantive issues to prioritize.
And be sure to read their Clearinghouse article, Now What? Poverty-Fighting Ideas for Another New Administration.