Places in Need has been selected as the November 2017 Feature of Columbia University’s National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) Online Book Club.

Join us for the online discussion:  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – 2pm EST/ 11am PST

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Please join NCCP Director Renée Wilson-Simmons on November 14 as she talks with the author Scott W. Allard about Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty (Russell Sage Foundation 2017). Using a unique combination of data, field work, and in-depth interviews in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.—Allard’s most recent book offers several important original insights into the interconnections among place, poverty, and the safety net in contemporary America.

Click here to read the Introduction to the Book

Written by Scott W. Allard