University of Wisconsin–Madison

2019: Increasing Family Income Through Child Support: Lessons from Recent Research

 

2019 National Poverty Research Center Topical Panel
September 18, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Congressional I
550 C Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C.

12:45 p.m. Registration
1:00 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Lauren Antelo, HHS, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Jennifer Burnszynski, HHS, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
1:10 p.m.
Role of Child Support in Family Income
Dan Meyer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1:30 p.m. Recent Research
Moderator: Lauren Antelo, HHS, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Dual Debtors: Child Support and Criminal Financial Legal ObligationsKim Spencer-Suarez, University of Minnesota 
The Regularity of Child Support and Its Contribution to Family Self-Sufficiency [PDF], Laura Cuesta, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
2:20 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. Child Support Payment Consistency
Moderator: Elaine Sorensen, HHS, Administration for Children and Families
Laura Cuesta, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Robert Hartley, Columbia University
Kim Spencer-Suarez, University of Minnesota
Lindsey Rose Bullinger, Georgia Institute of Technology
3:10 p.m. Child Support’s Interactions with Other Programs
Moderator: Michael Burke, USDA, Food and Nutrition Service
Colleen M. Heflin, Syracuse University
Kim Spencer-Suarez, University of Minnesota
Lindsey Rose Bullinger, Georgia Institute of Technology
Laura Cuesta, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
3:45 p.m. Wrap Up and Evaluation
Dan Meyer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lauren Antelo, HHS, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
4:00 p.m. Adjourn