Scott Allard

University of Washington, and author of “Places In Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty”

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Professor at the University of Washington, and author of “Places In Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty.”

Scott Allard on KCRW

Homelessness and poverty are also problems outside the city.

Suburban poverty is getting worse

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