Child poverty meetings scheduled for next week

The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services has planned three town hall meetings about child poverty later this month.

The meetings are titled “Rising to the Challenge: Reducing Childhood Poverty and Improving Childhood Outcomes in Kansas” and will feature national and state experts on childhood poverty, including the Heritage Foundation’s Robert Rector and Ron Haskins, senior fellow in the economic studies program, co-director of the Center on Children and Families at the Brookings Institution and senior consultant at the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore.

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