The Legacy of Social Service Cuts

During the current economic crisis, funding for both government and private social service organizations have suffered deep cuts. Although the cuts initially amount to savings, what are the long-term, ripple-effect costs of reducing social services for people in need? Dan Boylan moderates a panel of representatives from diverse aspects of social services to tackle this issue Contributing editor Howard Dicus sets the topic in an economic context, and delivers his weekly "Everybody's Business" look at the economy.

This conversation was recorded on December 10, 2009 in the PBS Hawaii studio.

Insights on PBS Hawaii is presented on Thursdays at 7:30 PM on PBS Hawaii.


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