Understanding Brookline: A Report on Poverty

The Brookline Community Foundation has produced two reports: Understanding Brookline: Emerging Trends and Changing Needs and a follow-up report Understanding Brookline: A Report on Povertthat explains who makes up the 13% poverty rate (based on the 2010 U.S. Census) in Brookline, what factors cause financial stress, and highlights Brookline agencies already addressing poverty and the resources they currently provide. To engage the community in a discussion of the report’s findings, BCF will host an Understanding Brookline forum at the Brookline Teen Center, 40 Aspinwall Avenue, on February 26, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  Featured speaker will be Barry Bluestone, Professor of Political Economy at the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University.

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