The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) alleviates material hardshipm, reduces poverty, helps the elderly and disabled, and provides needed food to children in low income families. Despite these positive aspects, some efforts to promote the use of SNAP in the post-recession period have reduced the work support aspect of the program.
Please join us as House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) unveils a new set of policy reforms aimed at reducing poverty and increasing upward mobility throughout America.
The nation's work participation rate for cash welfare recipients is not only on the wrong track, it appears to be off the track. Or maybe it would be better to say the nation has lost the track. Any way you look at it, it is not good.
Please join us for three concise talks on why America needs a new social justice agenda, what that agenda must address, and how that agenda plays out in the most important policy debates of our time.
How we, as a nation, can do a better job of helping poor Americans by applying the lessons learned from past reform efforts to the challenges we face today.
Please join us for a lively discussion with Gary Haugen, Tom Hart, and Nick Eberstadt about how the rule of law facilitates human flourishing in ways that differ from relief and development efforts alone.
May 22, 2014, marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s “Great Society” address, delivered at the spring commencement for the University of Michigan. That speech is a milestone in American history.
Please join Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) for an address that looks at constructive reforms to how we approach drug addiction, recidivism, and other issues that will allow us to begin to break the cycle of poverty that too many Americans still live in.
This Q&A was originally published by Steve Eide throught the Manhattan Institute's Public Sector, Inc. project.
Please join AEI as the chief actuary for Medicare summarizes the report’s results, followed by a panel discussion of what those spending trends are likely to mean for seniors, taxpayers, the health industry, and federal policy.
Please join us as four of Washington’s most distinguished political observers will revisit the Watergate hearings and discuss reforms that followed.