Capitol Hill Briefings, July 14, 2008

In the days before the launch, co-authors Kristen, Sarah and Eduardo made courtesy calls to the offices of a number of senators and representatives, particularly those in the bottom congressional districts and states, in order to share the report, explain the findings, and answer questions.

From left: Co-directors Kristen Lewis and Sarah Burd-Sharps; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid; Ed Cain, vice president of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.