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Improving opportunity with policies for women and families

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Senior Fellow Isabel V. Sawhill discusses her research on the “success sequence” and how the combination of work, education, and family planning can help reduce poverty and increase opportunity in America.

Also in this episode, Alan Berube previews his new report on the challenges facing older industrial cities throughout the Northeast and Midwest for the latest edition of our Metro Lens segment.

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producers Brennan Hoban and Chris McKenna. Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Rebecca Viser, Camilo Ramirez, and David Nassar.

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