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May 22 2020

Empowerment through Social Policy Design – Book Launch


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.

May 22, 2020
3:30 PM Eastern Time (Presentation)
4:30 PM Eastern Time (Virtual Reception – all are invited to stay!)

Register in advance:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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.

This event is co-sponsored by Polis: Center for Politics, the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke in DC, the Center for Child and Family Policy, and the Hart Leadership Program.

Date – 05/22/20
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm