The continued leadership of Speaker Paul Ryan is a win for the war on poverty. As he retains his post, he will be likely to see the anti-poverty agenda that he’s been outlining since his run for Vice President in 2012 advance further.
OpportunityLives.com featured Speaker Ryan’s anti-poverty efforts in a documentary series called “Comeback.” The series gives the viewer a look at some of the meetings he’s had with leaders who share his commitment to fight poverty across the nation.
Carrie Sheffield is the founder of Bold. She is passionate about storytelling to empower and connect others. A founding POLITICO reporter, Carrie contributed on political economy at Forbes and wrote editorials for The Washington Times. After earning a master’s in public policy from Harvard University, she managed credit risk at Goldman Sachs and researched for American Enterprise Institute scholar Edward Conard. She earned a B.A. in communications at Brigham Young University and completed a Fulbright fellowship in Berlin.