Task Force on Work, Poverty and Opportunity

Bruce Katz
Bruce Katz Founding Director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab - Drexel University

June 2, 2006

Before the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Bruce Katz argues that in order for America to make progress toward alleviating poverty and growing a strong and resilient urban middle class, a primary concern must be places of concentrated poverty, neighborhoods where 40 percent or more of the residents are poor.