Despite decreasing child poverty rates over the last 50 years, 9.7 million U.S. children live in families with incomes below the poverty line. The Center for Poverty Research, University of California-Davis, will host a live presentation on January 16, 2020 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. PT at the Center’s Sacramento location to discuss a report from the National Academy of Sciences on child poverty.
The Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin at Madison will host a live presentation on December 5, 2019 from 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET to discuss research findings about the impact of removing children from families under investigation for abuse or neglect. The presentation will cover findings of home removal for young children under the age of 6 and the measurable gains in test scores and reductions in grade repetition for young girls.