Making Unemployment Insurance Work Better for Low-Income Working Families

Aug
19
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearing House presents a FREE webinar
Making Unemployment Insurance Work Better for Low-Income Working Families

Sponsored by the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC)

On August 19th, 2013 at 2pm ET, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) and the National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan will co-host a Webinar titled Making Unemployment Insurance Work Better for Low-Income Working Families. This webinar will address the factors that influence low-income families’ access to Unemployment Insurance, including monetary eligibility, non-monetary eligibility, and differential take-up.

Facilitated by H. Luke Shaefer, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work and affiliate at the National Poverty Center of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, other panelists include: Alix Gould-Werth, Doctoral Candidate in Social Work and Sociology at the University of Michigan; Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, Doctoral Candidate in Government and Social Policy and graduate fellow in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at Harvard University; and Claire McKenna, Policy Analyst at the National Employment Law Project.

Registration is free and open to the public. Register for the webinar online.