Virginia’s Safety Net

Apr 2, 2012

Just how well is Virginia’s social safety net working?

According to some Virginia based demography researchers… it now appears there’s a 50-50 chance that most any of us could fall into poverty at some point in our lifetime.

Dustin Cable, M.P.P.   Policy Analyst for the Weldon Cooper Center’s Demographics and Workforce Group.  Co-author of the 2012 report Poverty and the Social Safety Net In Virginia.

Meredith Strohm Gunter, PhD  Director of Outreach, Demographics and Workforce Group, The Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia.