MIMI ABRAMOVITZ is Professor of Social Policy at Hunter College in New York City and a long-time welfare rights and women's activists. She has written numerous articles and two noted books on the topic, Under Attack, Fighting Back ( 1996) and Regulating the Lives of Women, Revised Edition ( 1996).
RANDY ALBELDA is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts/Boston and the author, with Nancy Folbeare of The War on the Poor a Defense Manual.( 1996) She is a speaker and activist in the area where she is cofounder, with Ann Withorn, of the Academics Working Group on Poverty.
LISA CATANZARITE is assistant professor of Sociology and Urban Studies and Planning at the University of California, San Diego. Her work centers around social stratification and labor markets, with special attention to occupational segregation by gender and race/ethnicity. Her most recent research is on segregation of recent-immigrant Latinos.
MARGARET CERULLO teaches cultural studies at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA and is long-time activist and writer on feminist, lesbian, and left issues. She is an editor of Radical America magazine.
DEBORAH CLARKE is a board member of Solutions at Work, a homeless women's organization that coordinates the Cambridge Furniture Bank and Move, a moving company run by homeless individuals. She is formerly homeless, a bachelors degree student in Community Planning and a former intern at the Women's Institute for Housing and Economic Development.
CLAIRE CUMMINGS is finishing her doctoral dissertation, Profiles in