Powerful piece on poverty, employment and homelessness

Matthew Desmond, author of the widely acclaimed book Evicted, has just authored an important article that appears in the New York Times titled: Americans Want to Believe Jobs are the Solution to Poverty. They’re not.  While the story is based in New Jersey, it applies here in Massachusetts and across the country.  And it captures with an extraordinary combination of data and heart the monumental challenge and the system change work we need to do to meet it.

Let’s do a Network read and bring the findings and analysis and solutions into the work that lies ahead.