Steelcase Foundation president selected as Aspen Institute Ascend Fellow

Daniel Williams | January 16, 2022 | Ascend Fellowship, Press

Daniel Williams was featured in MiBiz discussing his long-term plan to help guide families from intergenerational poverty.

“So often what happens is we provide early investments in folks — whether through career training or food benefits, for example. We support families on their front end of their journey, but instead of doubling down on that support, we remove it. They hit the benefits cliff. If they get a raise, they don’t get access to certain benefits,” he said. “We know there’s a gap from what workers are earning and family income to what it actually costs to live and thrive in our community.”

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