Jared Bernstein to highlight Poverty Institute conference
Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice-President Joe Biden, will be the keynote speaker at the Poverty Institute’s 5th annual Budget Rhode Map Conference. Bernstein will speak about income inequality and upward mobility. Bernstein is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank that studies economic issues and public budgets.
The conference, which will be held at Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet on Feb. 16, will also feature panels on workforce development and the state human services budget. For further information, contact Jennifer Leigh at 401-456-2752.