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Poverty, Wealth and the Working Poor
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Friday, April 1, 2005

Introductory Remarks: 
John Drobak,George Alexander Madill Professor of Law and Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies,and
Karen Tokarz, Professor of Law and Director, Clinical Education and ADR Programs, Washington University School of Law 
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Keynote Address - Ending Poverty as We Know It:
William P. Quigley, Janet Riley Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Law Clinic and the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center at Loyola University in New Orleans and author of Ending Poverty as We Know It: Guaranteeing a Right to a Job at a Living Wage 
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Additional Perspectives on Poverty, Wealth, and the Working Poor:  

  • Laura Lein, Professor of Social Work and Anthropology, University of Texas, and co-author of Making Ends Meet: How Single Mothers Survive Welfare and Low Wage Work
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  • Mark R. RankHerbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare , George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University and author of One Nation Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All 
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Question and Answer Session
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Plenary Session -  Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions on Welfare, Work, and Economic Well Being:

  • Patricia AllardAssociate Counsel of Criminal Justice, Brennan Center for Justice, NYU School of Law
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  • Debbie MukamalDirector, Prisoner Reentry Institute, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York and author of After Prison: Roadblocks to Reentry
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  • Michael PinardAssistant Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law
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  • Margo SchlangerProfessor of Law, Washington University - Moderator
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Question and Answer Session
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Plenary Session - Race, Homeownership, and Asset Accumulation: 

  • Thomas M. ShapiroPokross Professor of Law and Social Policy, Brandeis University Heller School for Social Policy and Management, and author of The Hidden Cost of Being African American: How Wealth Perpetuates Inequality
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Question and Answer Session
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Plenary Session -  Race, Poverty, and Environmental Justice: 

  • Sheila R. FosterProfessor of Law and Co-Director, Stein Center, Fordham School of Law  
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  • Luke W. ColeDirector, Center on Race, Poverty, and the Environment, co-authors of From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement
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  • Michael HolmesManager, William H. Harrison Northside Education Center, St. Louis Community College
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  • Sandra MoorePresident, Urban Strategies - Moderator
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Question and Answer Session
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Access to Equal Justice Awards
Shawn Goulet, Stephen Ryals and Diane Thompson

*Small Group Facilitators/Presenters

  • John J. Ammann, Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Legal Clinic, St. Louis University.
  • Stephanie C. Boddie, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Washington University, and co-author of The Invisible Caring Hand: American Congregations and the Provision of Welfare.
  • Juliet M. Brodie, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin School of Law, and co-author of Poverty Law: Cases & Materials.
  • Susan L. Brooks, Clinical Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University, co-author of Creative Child Advocacy: Global Perspectives
  • Nancy L. Cook, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Community Justice and Legal Assistance Clinic, Roger Williams University, and Jim Gannaway, Division Director of Casey Family Services, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Steven Gunn, Associate Professor of Law, Washington University
  • Peter Joy, Professor of Law and Director of Criminal Justice Clinic, Washington University
  • Maxine Lipeles, Director, and Beth Martin, Science Director, Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic, Washington University School of Law

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