Welfare Reform: A Look Back, a Look Ahead

Policy Forum
March 4, 2003 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

1st floor/Wintergarden

Featuring Ron Haskins, Brookings Institution; June O'Neill, Baruch College; Deborah Weinstein, Children's Defense Fund; and Michael Tanner, Cato Institute.

As welfare reform nears reauthorization, it is worthwhile to look back over the six years since the end of welfare as we knew it. Has reform been successful? What has been its impact on recipients? What are the lessons that should be applied as Congress again takes up the issue? A panel of four leading experts debates these and other questions.