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Empowerment through Social Policy Design: State of Empowerment Author Carolyn Barnes in Conversation with Andrea Campbell

Pictures of the panelists and of Carolyn Barnes's book
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Friday, May 22, 2020
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3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Carolyn Barnes & Andrea Campbell

Join Sanford School of Public Policy professor Carolyn Barnes who will discuss her new book, State of Empowerment: Low-Income Families and the New Welfare State, in conversation with MIT professor Andrea Campbell. Barnes's study uses ethnographic accounts of three organizations to reveal how interacting with government-funded after-school programs can enhance the civic and political lives of low-income citizens.

Virtual reception to follow at 4:30 PM in the same Zoom room.

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Carolyn Barnes is Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Science in the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.

Andrea Louise Campbell is the Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science at MIT.

Contact: Anna Knier