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Working for Change Policy Forum Features Under Secretary Blank

Washington, DC – Under Secretary Blank was a featured speaker and panelist at the “Working for Change” poverty policy forum on Capitol Hill.  Blank said, “the new Supplemental Poverty Measure will provide an alternative lens to understand poverty and measure the effects of anti-poverty policies.”  The forum presented information to congressional staffers and other organizations about how poverty is defined, and the new poverty measure that is being implemented in New York.  The “Working for Change” policy forum is sponsored by the Community Service Society (CSS) which is a nonprofit organization that has been fighting poverty in New York for over 160 years.  In recent years, their work has focused on using work and employment opportu