Access to Opportunity:  Place, Poverty, and Social Service Provision in the U.S.  
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Suburbs in Need - (.pdf format) August 2009.

Fighting Misconceptions of the Safety Net - April 2009.

Alleviating Poverty During Economic Crisis: Recommendations from Graduate Students of the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration (2 pgs. - .pdf format) - December 2008.

Op-ed - Chronicle of Philanthropy- December 11, 2008 - Strengthening the Social-Service Safety Net.

Op-ed - A Reaility-check for the Safety Net - December 1, 2008 (.pdf)

Out of Reach: Place, Poverty, and Today's Safety Net (7 pgs - .pdf format) - November 2008.

Op-ed - Seeing Past Politics in Obama’s Faith-based Initiative - July 7, 2008 (.pdf)

Scott W. Allard
Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs  
University of Washington