In 1996, then-President Bill Clinton approved the end of "welfare as we know it" by signing the Personal Responsibility Act. Journalist LynNell Hancock describes how the changes in the system have affected three women who live in the Bronx. Nancy Biberman, co-founder and president of the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation joins the discussion by phone from New York.

Guests

  • LynNell Hancock Author and president/founder of Women's Housing and Economic
  • Nancy Biberman Co-founder and president of the Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Tuskegee Study, 50 Years Later

Friday, Jul 29 2022Fifty years after the Tuskegee study, Diane talks to Harvard's Evelynn Hammonds about the intersection of race and medicine in the United States, and the lessons from history that can help us understand health inequities today.

Jan. 6 And The Ongoing Threat Of Right-Wing Extremism

Friday, Jul 15 2022What's happened to groups like the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys post-January 6, and the ongoing threat of far-right extremism in this country. Diane talks to Sam Jackson, author of "Oath Keepers: Patriotism and the Edge of Violence in a Right-Wing Antigovernment Group"