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This webinar provided an overview of the current subsidized employment landscape, explored a new policy proposals for a national subsidized employment strategies, and lifted up lessons learned from implementing these strategies in communities. We hope this conversation helps to build momentum for a national subsidized employment program and similar policy solutions that can help reduce poverty by ensuring that all people can access and succeed in work.

Panelists: Melissa Young of Heartland Alliance's National Initiatives on Poverty & Economic Opportunity, Meghan Ladwig of the Office of Senator Tammy Baldwin, Kali Grant and Indivar Dutta-Gupta of Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, and Julie Kerksick of Community Advocates Public Policy Institute