Book Talk Series: The Alternative: Most of What You Believe About Poverty is Wrong

Reading - Nonfiction | October 3 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 227 Haviland Hall

 Mauricio L. Miller

 Library

The Alternative challenges the assumptions that low-income families are either lazy, or victims needing to be saved. Mauricio L. Miller lays out and details his simple, evidenced-based and effective alternative solution to poverty—to invest in people’s demonstrated strengths, rather than weaknesses. Mauricio L. Miller is the founder of Family Independence Initiative (FII) and a MacArthur Genius Fellow. He has dedicated his life’s work to supporting and accelerating low-income families’ own efforts to improve their social and economic mobility. To learn more about Mauricio L. Miller and the book, visit thealternativebook.org

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