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PPI releases "Working Our Way Out of Poverty" Report
On March 25, 2015, the Community Advocates Public Policy Institute releases our “Working Our Way Out of Poverty” report at a special briefing. The report proposes a package of policies that an Urban Institute analysis has determined would cut poverty by 50 percent or more in the United States. The report makes the case for adopting the policy package – to stimulate growth, and to ensure work opportunities and economic security for all. The policy changes work together to make jobs available, make work pay, reduce obstacles to work, and help seniors and adults with disabilities. Click here to read the report summary, here for the Urban Institute page for the full report, and here for a pdf of the full report.read more »
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Annette had been abused by her husband for over 20 years. One time, he hit her so hard in her head that she sustained severe hearing damage. This required her to wear hearing aids – which were later destroyed by her husband in another attack.
Wanting to end the abusive life she was living, Annette left her husband. Having no means to support herself, she became homeless.read more »
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