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Jeanne DuBois, head of Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation (DBEDC), a successful Boston community development corporation, wi...
W&L School of Law Professor Tim Jost and Dr. David Longworth of the Cleveland Clinic will speak on the on the Affordable Care Act and (mo...
Harlan Beckley, executive director of the Shepherd Higher Education on Poverty, will speak at the Chautauqua Institution “Interfaith Lect...
Louwanda Evans, assistant professor of sociology at Millsaps College, won a grant from the Associated Colleges of the South (ASC) to spon...
The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) has received a $25,000 matching grant from The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Fou...
W&L student Nicky Peacher helped a summer enrichment program at Bridges at St. Paul’s School in Baltimore as part of …read more (more…)...
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"The U.S. poverty rate has decreased for the first time since 2006, according to U.S. Census figures released Tuesday. Children's poverty...
"The nation's poverty rate dropped last year for the first time since 2006, but the number of Tennesseans living below the poverty line i...
"The number of people without health insurance fell by 47,000 during the past year in Ohio, one of 15 states that saw a decline in its po...
"The report showed significant improvements for children. The poverty rate for children under 18 declined last year for the first time si...
"Though the minimum wage remains at $7.25 per hour for most Oklahomans, several American Indian nations pay more or have boosted their en...
"An improved economy with more full-time workers spurred a decline in the national poverty rate in 2013 - the first in 7 years - and the ...
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