Loosening poverty’s grip takes many touches

In 2007 local media reported the stark dimensions of concentrated poverty for many African-American families in North Omaha. It was, sadly, old news to impoverished residents long beset by low income, high debt, unstable, substandard housing and food deserts. It  confirmed, too, what human service professionals like Voices for Children in Nebraska executive director Aubrey […]

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Anti-Poverty War

Three Doctors’ to help energize organization trying to keep people out of ‘underground economy’ by Laura Schreier It wouldn’t seem like the Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership has much to cheer about. ENCAP board president Ernest White talks about new faces showing up for help at the program’s food pantry, or for […]

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