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Lauren Murfree

Lauren Murfree

Dr. Lauren Murfree is a Policy Analyst for the Indiana Community Action Poverty Insitute. She is a social scientist with expertise in public policy, community-engaged research practices, public engagement and public health.

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Youth employment legislation deserves scrutiny

By: - February 12, 2024

Sciatic nerve damage. That is what I was told at 16 was causing pain like a bolt of searing hot lightning down my back and my legs, keeping me up all night. Sixteen-year-olds are not supposed to have this condition, but thanks to being employed by an unscrupulous employer, I was injured on the job, […]