I love talking about my work – and welcome any inquiries about having me visit as a speaker.
“With a quick wit and a knack for insight, Gary Rivlin illuminates new perspectives on complex policy issues. He tells engaging tales from his journey exploring the underbelly of our economy.”
– New America Foundation’s Reid Cramer
“You were the highlight of our conference.”
– Kate Little after I gave a keynote at a housing conference she organized in Atlanta
Here I’m talking with Terry Gross of “Fresh Air”: “Turning Poverty Into a Multibillion Dollar Business”
Here I’m speaking with Dave Davies of “Fresh Air”: “Nearly Three Years After Dodd-Frank, Reforms Happen Slowly”
And here I’m talking to New York Times book editor, Pamela Paul, about KATRINA: After the Flood
Here’s a talk I gave that was first broadcast on CSPAN on August 29, 2015, which was the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. I also was a featured speaker that day at Rising Tide X, an annual conference about the future of New Orleans.
I gave around 20 speeches about the poverty industry in the years after publishing my book, BROKE, USA, including a talk at the Federal Reserve and Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns
Here I’m speaking at the Cleveland City Club.
Here I’m giving a talk at the New America Foundation in Washington, DC