Educational Presentation

Confronting Suburban Poverty

Today, suburbs are home to the largest and fastest growing poor population across the United States. Despite the rapid growth in suburban poverty rates compared to those within major cities over the last decade, available resources and support services have been slow to respond to this shift. Check out this presentation from Mr. Alan Berube, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director at the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program, to learn more about the importance of this issue and how counties can confront suburban poverty head on to improve the lives of large urban county residents.