Democracy in Poverty: A View from Below
In 2012-2013, Weeks travelled across the United States on a poverty-line budget of $16 per day as part of a research project to better understand firsthand how the challenges facing America's poorest populations affect their ability to engage in the democratic process. His experiences are being published in a Carsey report in September as well as recent articles in The Atlantic.
Daniel Weeks is a fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University and executive director of Open Democracy, a nonpartisan nonprofit working to expand political voice and participation in the Granite State.
Join Carsey School of Public Policy's Founding Director Michael Ettlinger in welcoming Dan Weeks in the Carsey School's first public event.
This event is cosponsored by the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Policyat UNH Law.
Weeks' talk and conversation with Michael Ettlinger will be followed by a reception.
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Durham, NH 03824
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