Family & Lifestyle

Residential Segregation, Parental Leave, Smart is the New Rich

The Matt Townsend Show
  • May 30, 2015 1:00 pm

Residential Segregation Richard Rothstein is a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and senior fellow of the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California (Berkeley) School of Law. He is the author of Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right and Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap. Parental Leave Dr. Ruth Milkman is a sociologist of labor and labor movements who has written on a variety of topics involving work and organized labor in the United States, past and present. She is currently a Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York Graduate Center and at the Joseph F. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, where she also serves as Research Director. She recently co-authored a study of California's paid family leave program, focusing on its impact on employers and workers. Her most recent book is Unfinished Business: Paid Family Leave in California and the Future of U.S. Work-Family Policy. Smart is the New Rich Christine Romans is the author of: "Smart is the New Rich: Money Guide for Millennials". Christine is the anchor of "Early Start" with John Berman weekdays from CNN's Chief Business Correspondent. She is the recipient of a 2004 Emmy for CNN series "Outsourcing America.", Media Excellence Award from National Foundation for Women Legislators, ISU Young Alumnus Award 2006, 2009 James W. Schwartz Award and MADD Media award 2007. Today she discusses her book which is described as a step-by-step guide to all things money.