WGBH: Boston Public Radio talk poverty
Oct 5, 2016
The President and CEO of the Boston-based nonprofit Economic Mobility Pathways Beth Babcock and Evan Horowitz, a policy writer for the Boston Globe, discussed this week's Disrupting Poverty Cycle Conference on Boston Public Radio.
47 million people in America live in poverty. “The definition of poverty is lower than you think,” Evan Horowitz says. “It’s grotesque.”
Beth Babcock talks about how “Massachusetts is the canary in the coal mine for the knowledge economy.” EMPath coaches low-income families key navigational skills that help improve outcomes and break cycle of poverty.