David Pate

Social Justice Contributor

David Pate has conversations about race, gender and class on Lake Effect. Pate's Real Talk segments will be a discussion at the intersection of equity and race - focusing on such topics as homelessness, poverty, domestic violence, welfare, asset and other issues of social justice.

As a child, Pate received and experienced the social welfare system and now teaches social welfare policy at the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is an associate professor and founder of the Center for Family Policy and Practice.

David Pate is a “City of Brotherly Love” Philadelphia, Pa native. He graduated from the UW-Madison (Doctorate), University of Chicago (Masters), and the University of Detroit (Bachelors).

Twitter: @DavidJPate

Real Talk
5:04 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Analysts: Child Support Adds to Many Black Fathers' Debt Load

"Real Talk" contributor David Pate explains why paying child support is a struggle for many low-income black fathers in Milwaukee.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews "Real Talk" contributor David Pate and Gabriela Sandoval and Nino Rodriguez.
Hear part two of the conversation, which aired on Lake Effect on Tuesday, October 15th.

Among the financial challenges facing many of Milwaukee's black men is the disproportionate amount of debt they carry.

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Economy & Business
2:56 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Why Many Black Men in Milwaukee Can't Get Out of Poverty

UWM researcher David Pate says on average black men in Milwaukee carry a disproportionate amount of debt, compared to their white peers.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Dr. David Pate and researcher Anne Price about the debt many black men in Milwaukee carry.

The latest census figures paint a fairly bleak picture for Milwaukee.

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Economy & Business
11:29 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Location is a Big Factor of the Wealth Gap

Families have to consider the location of where they live in proximity to their place of employment.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with Dave Pate and Anne Price.

Milwaukee is known nationwide as being one of the most segregated cities in the country; segregated both racially and economically.

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