How to Capitalize on New Research on the Growing Inequality Gap: A look at Robert Putnam's newly released book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis
GIST/GCYF/GIH Communications Collaborative Webinar
March 20, 201511-12pm ET
This funders webinar explored how to best capitalize on the release of Robert Putnam's new book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis. This groundbreaking report on the widening opportunity gap will have a significant impact on how the public thinks about low income families and children. Hear from national communications experts on how to best use this opportunity to shape and inform the ongoing poverty and opportunity debates.
- Norris West, Annie E. Casey Foundatin (Moderator)
- Alan Jenkins, Opportunity Agenda
- Meg Bostrom, Topos Partnership
- Deepak Pateriya, Center for Community Change
- Our Kids in the news (current press coverage)
- Opportunity Agenda's Poverty Research, Opportunity Survey, and Communications Toolkit are available on their web site at: www.opportunityagenda.org.
- Visit the Topos Partnership website (topospartnership.com) for related tools and resources, where you can also sign up for email alerts. For more information on private peer groups, or private resource libraries (mentioned on the call), contact Meg Bostrom at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Center for Community Change's tool kit with all the results and summaries of the first phase of CCC's research (with Celinda Lake and Anat Shenker-Ororio): How to talk about poverty: Lessons from our communities (Center for Community Change)