Stimulus money for homelessness
Broadcast: Midmorning, 09/29/2009, 9:06 a.m.
A dozen Minnesota nonprofits will receive federal stimulus money to address short-term homelessness. But will this money really work to stimulate the economy, or simply help the state plug holes in budget cuts to social services?
- Cathy ten Broeke: city-county coordinator on homelessness for the City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County. She is also a documentary photographer.
- Brendan O'Flaherty: professor of economics at Columbia University.