Federal aid programs established during the pandemic ended at the same time inflation ran rampant. As a result, many more Americans ended up below the poverty line in 2022.
Reset talks with an economist who studies household finances and the labor market and with two Chicago leaders working to end poverty.
GUESTS: Audra Wilson, president and CEO, Shriver Center on Poverty Law
Rami Nashashibi, executive director, Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)
Damon Jones, associate professor, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy