FORWARD>

Forward> is a bi-annual journal providing a variety of perspectives and critiques focused on topics related to poverty. Featured content will inspire our readers to think differently and identify innovative and systemic solutions toward eliminating concentrated poverty.

Issue #1 / Fall 2015

WELCOME

 

IN THIS ISSUE

 

CITIES ON THE RUN

When Urban Revitalization Evicts the Poor Kanu Iheukumere Chief Policy & Research Officer, Bethel New Life

REPLACING GUNS WITH JOBS

The Path Forward For the West Side Looks A Lot Like The New West Side Innovation Hub Edward Coleman Chief Innovation Officer, Bethel New Life

MODERNIZE, RE-AMORTIZE AND DONE

Simple Adjustments to Illinois’ Tax and Pension Policies Would Solve Our Structural Deficit Ralph Martire Executive Director, Center for Tax & Budget Accountability

PIKETTY’S CONTRIBUTION TO UNPACKING INEQUALITY: TIMELY AND RELEVANT

Vishnu Padayachee Distinguished Professor and Derek Schrier and Cecily Cameron Chair in Development Economics, School of Economics and Business Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand

WELFARE REFORM GONE WRONG

An Interview of H. Luke Shaefer, Co-Author of $2.00 a Day – Living On Almost Nothing in America Kanu Iheukumere Chief Policy & Research Officer, Bethel New Life

ECONOMIC OLIGARCHY

A Review of Robert Reich's Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few Kanu Iheukumere Chief Policy & Research Officer, Bethel New Life

Bringing an end to decades of concentrated poverty on Chicago’s west side through strategic and cooperative community transformation investments.

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Special thank you to our Business Start-Up Program alum Nicole Hamilton- Simply Sweetness Food Design for catering lunch.

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Contact

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Chicago, Illinois 60651
Phone: 773-473-7870
Fax: 773-473-7871
Email: info@bethelnewlife.org