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May 20

Can Increased Marriage Sharply Reduce Child Poverty?

The Heritage Foundation's Van Andel Center

The event will examine the linkage between marriage and child poverty. Robert Rector will unveil new research on the potential for marriage at the time of a child's birth to sharply reduce child poverty. Dr. Wade Horn will discuss the President's healthy marriage initiative, and the potential role of marriage in reducing poverty and improving child wellbeing.

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Wade Horn, Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Robert Rector
Senior Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

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Lauren Noyes Lauren Noyes

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