Kanu Iheukumere Authors Op-Ed for Quartz
- August 3, 2015
Bethel’s chief policy & research officer, Kanu Iheukumere, recently had an Op-Ed featured in the online news publication Quartz, entitled ‘To end American poverty, we must make voting mandatory for everyone’.
In the article, Kanu gives insight into the fact that despite years of business development, public policy squabbles and private money injections, a tradition of systemic poverty persists. Fixing it will require a monumental and multi-pronged effort, including raising the living wage, better job training programs and initiatives that better allow Americans earn and accumulate assets.
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