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Psyc 230 Hears from Joanne Goldblum


On Monday, April 13, Psychology 230 students heard from Joanne Goldblum about poverty and policy. 

Joanne Goldblum is the Founder and Executive Director of the National Diaper Bank Network, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that every child in the United States has an adequate supply of diapers to remain clean, dry and healthy. Its mission is to raise awareness of diaper need and to build the capacity of diaper banks throughout the country by creating a national network of community partners.

Since 2004, Goldblum has taken the nation’s diaper need to heart when she started a nonprofit diaper bank in New Haven, Connecticut. She has been recognized by ABC News as their “Person of the Week” and People magazine as one of the publication’s “Heroes Among Us.”

Goldblum has an MSW from Hunter College School of Social Work and a B.A from New York University.