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August 24, 2013

Regional Organizations Brainstorm to Create Policies to Attack Poverty

Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram — From an earned income tax credit to expanding afterschool programs, about 120 community leaders and social workers on Friday brainstormed proposed policies to lift West Virginians out of poverty. Read

Improving access to locally grown food, expanding in-home programs for expectant parents and enhancing foster care were among the other ideas discussed at the regional workshop on policy solutions to poverty.

“All of our policies relate to the issue of poverty in West Virginia,” said Stephanie Tyree, with the West Virginia Community Development Hub.

The Community Development Hub, West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition and the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy organized the workshop at the Bridgeport Conference Center.

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