University of Illinois Poverty and Policy Summit 2021
From Megan Galbreath
[0:00] Introduction of the lightning talks by Director Robin Fretwell Wilson
[1:55] Craig Gundersen (UIUC Agricultural and Consumer Economics) looks at the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) with regards to food insecurity rates and the food supply system.
[6:20] Chelsea Singleton (UIUC Department of Kinesiology and Community Health) considers racial disparities in relationship with food security status in Illinois.
[11:20] Q&A moderated by Robin Fretwell Wilson
[22:28] Andrew Greenlee (UIUC Urban and Regional Planning) addresses the context and relationship between housing policy and housing instability.
[27:58] Michelle Layser (UIUC College of Law) discusses several intervention recommendations to meet the housing needs of those experiencing financial hardship at this time.
[32:50] Q&A moderated by Robin Fretwell Wilson
[45:44] Meghan Kessler (UIS College of Education and Human Services) considers how the opportunity gap facing students of color and of low-income communities is grounded in social and economic factors.
[50:23] Benjamin Superfine (UIC College of Education) discusses the high-level administrative changes districts are implementing to monitor and support student performance.
[53:25] Craig De Voto (UIC Learning Sciences Research Institute) continues the discussion on administrative changes, and speaks on standardized testing, remote learning, and union activity.
[56:27] Q&A moderated by Robin Fretwell Wilson
[1:10:49] Closing remarks