Poverty Forum Keynote Speaker Interview on BPR

If you missed this year’s Poverty Forum, or want to hear more about keynote speaker Kathryn Edin’s research, you can listen to this interview with BPR’s Matt Bush on Blue Ridge Public Radio.  When Kathryn Edin was studying poverty in the U.S., she and Luke Schaefer made a startling discovery – the number of households in the U.S. living on just $2.00 a day had skyrocketed in the past two decades.  The pair authored the 2016 book ‘$2.00 A Day: Living On Almost Nothing In America’ which chronicles their research into why extreme poverty has risen so much in America.