ISR Insights Speaker Series – Unprecedented: The Expansion of the Social Safety Net During the COVID Era and Its Impacts on Poverty and Hardship

August 3, 2021

ANN ARBOR – ISR Insights Speaker Series is a series focusing on the research happening at ISR. This event will be hybrid.

Unprecedented: The Expansion of the Social Safety Net During the COVID Era and Its Impacts on Poverty and Hardship
Wednesday, September 29, 11am EDT
ISR Thompson, Room 1430 and virtually

H. Luke Shaefer
Hermann and Amalie Kohn Professor of Social Justice and Social Policy
Professor of Public Policy | Professor of Social Work
Director of Poverty Solutions

A major economic crisis accompanied the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but in response the federal government mounted the largest and most comprehensive expansion of the social safety net in modern times. This talk will review research on the impacts of this safety net expansion, and where the nation goes from here.

ISR Insights Speaker Series - Unprecedented: The Expansion of the Social Safety Net During the COVID Era and Its Impacts on Poverty and Hardship. Wednesday, September 29 | 11am EDT with H. Luke Shaefer.

 

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