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Welfare Reform and 'The Shirt Off Our Back Day'

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Welfare Reform and 'The Shirt Off Our Back Day'

Welfare Reform and 'The Shirt Off Our Back Day'

Welfare Reform and 'The Shirt Off Our Back Day'

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Advocates for the poor are in Washington, D.C., Monday trying to draw national attention to what they consider the failures of welfare reform. The protest is called "The Shirt Off Our Back Day." NPR's Tavis Smiley speaks with Ethel Long-Scott, executive director of the Women's Economic Agenda Project in Oakland, Calif., and Robert Rector, senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.