10-Point Program to Abolish Poverty

January 14, 2019
As U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Wilbur J. Cohen was instrumental in developing the New Deal and Great Society programs. In December 1968, he wrote “A Ten- Point Program to Abolish Poverty” that future leaders used as a blueprint for later legislation. Cohen later served as a professor of social work and dean of the School of Education at U-M. Read more: myumi.ch/aZb2d