Ron Haskins

Brookings Institution

Guest

Senior fellowr at the Brookings Institution and Co-Director of its Center on Children and Families; former White House and Congressional advisor on welfare issues (2002), he was instrumental in the 1996 overhaul of national welfare policy

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