Tuesday, June 30 (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET)
Fines, Fees, and Financial Insecurity: The Impact of Court Involvement on Low-Income Men of Color and Their Communities
There is a national discussion taking place on the status of low-income boys and men of color. PolicyLink has been deeply engaged in this discussion—lifting up data, tools, successful program models, and polices working in community to improve academic and social supports for this population. At the same time, PolicyLink is working to improve access to financial security for low-income communities and communities of color. Engagement with both of these issues on a national scale has surfaced the critical need to ensure that efforts to support boys and men of color include a framework that recognizes and reflects the role financial security plays in economic prosperity for this population and for all people.
This webinar, the second in a series, will discuss the ways in which court-ordered financial obligations—such as fines, fees, and child support—impact low-income households, especially boys and men of color whom are over-represented in the criminal justice system, as well as in civil and traffic courts. Please join us for a dynamic panel discussion on these issues and potential policy solutions.
Thursday, July 9 (11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. ET)
The Grocery Store Prescription: How Smart Shopping Leads to Healthy Eating
Supermarkets are responding to the obesity crisis by changing their product offerings, in-store environments, and marketing practices to make healthy choices more accessible, affordable, and appealing. This webinar will summarize the factors that influence low-income consumers’ food choices and describe culturally appropriate interventions that promote healthier shopping and eating. Explore effective nutrition education programs and come away with practical tips on how to work with grocery retailers in your community to make the healthy choice the easy choice.
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You can also find all archives on our YouTube channel:
- June 17 – Local Food Procurement 101: Policies and Programs
- June 12 – Building Momentum from the Ground Up: A Toolkit for Transformative Change in Policing
- June 11 – Building an Equitable Retirement System for the 21st Century
- June 9 – Creating Equitable Food Systems with the Healthy Food Financing Initiative