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Groups Work to Lift West Virginians Out of Poverty

August 23, 2013

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.