Fighting Poverty: The Challenge to the American Jewish Community

By Ruth Messinger, Gary E. Rubin, Harvey Newman, David Saperstein, William Rapfogel, Joel Carp, Nancy Kaufman, Diana Aviv, Arthur J. Naperstek, Thomas Downey, Robert Greenstein, Shoshana Pakciarz, David S. Leiderman

American Jewish Committee (AJC), September 1992

This publication reports the major presentations and findings of a conference on the American Jewish community's response to poverty, held on September 21-22, 1992. In publishing it, the conference organizers aim to reinforce Jewish efforts to take an active role in combating poverty; provide a concrete set of policies to advocate that will be effective in reducing poverty and promoting self-sufficiency; and set out a specific list of action recommendations for agencies to follow in organizing and enhancing efforts in this field. Each section is presented by a different author. A schedule of the conference itself and conference endorsing organizations are presented at the end.

Topic: Meetings & Conferences, Advocacy, Poverty, Social Issues, Public Policy, Government

Page Number(s): 1--25

Funder: Rockefeller Foundation

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Chicago, Illinois , Massachusetts , New York, New York , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Messinger, Ruth. Rubin, Gary E. Newman, Harvey. Saperstein, David. Rapfogel, William. Carp, Joel. Kaufman, Nancy. Aviv, Diana. Naperstek, Arthur J. Downey, Thomas. Greenstein, Robert. Pakciarz, Shoshana. Leiderman, David S. Fighting Poverty: The Challenge to the American Jewish Community. American Jewish Committee (AJC). September 1992: 1--25. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=13823


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