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Understanding Poverty series at Pittsboro Presbyterian starts January 5

January 3, 2016
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Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:58:10 +0000 From: joelle Subject: Understanding Poverty series at Pittsboro Presbyterian In January, Pittsboro Presbyterian Church is launching a six-session learning series on Tuesday nights on understanding poverty in our community. The first event in the series is a documentary screening and discussion. On January 5, join us for The

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Understanding Poverty series at Pittsboro Presbyterian starts January 5

January 3, 2016
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Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:58:10 +0000 From: joelle Subject: Understanding Poverty series at Pittsboro Presbyterian In January, Pittsboro Presbyterian Church is launching a six-session learning series on Tuesday nights on understanding poverty in our community. The first event in the series is a documentary screening and discussion. On January 5, join us for The

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Poverty

February 6, 2015
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Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:10:27 -0500 From: mystic Subject: Poverty Poverty is not a character failing or lack of motivation.. Poverty is a LACK of money. – Barbara Ehrenreich Wealth redistribution and concentration is REAL and going ONLY to the ultra rich. This is happening before our very eyes and it is NEVER going to “trickle down”. The masses of “Temporarily

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Statistical data on poverty in Chatham

February 5, 2015
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Statistical data on poverty in Chatham

Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:27:35 -0500 From: Whitney Beers Schmidt Subject: Statistical data on poverty in Chatham Hi Joe, Christy and I participate together in the Circles Chatham program where I was the childcare coordinator for 2013/2014. She isn’t anonymous Circles is as wonderful as she says. She is paraphrasing statistics at the Circles web page

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Why work? If you are on government “assistance” for too long it is very easy to become lazy

February 5, 2015
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Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:53:58 -0500 From: Taylor Kish Subject: Chatham poverty claims Individuals and families qualify for government handouts when one becomes unemployed. A LOT of people in Chatham County have become unemployed since 2008. Some people ran out of Unemployment Compensation (government handout) A LONG TIME AGO. They still eat. They

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Chatham County has a poverty rate of 18%, greater than 1 in 6

February 2, 2015
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Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:55:38 -0500 From: “Tom Glendinning” Subject: Joltin Joe – Economic Statistics – Chatlist # 5169 Poverty statistics are available online at many sources. Though parsing the data from the US Census Bureau http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37037.html is difficult, our county Economic Development Corp will have all kinds of information. http://www.chathamedc.org/ NC Policy Watch has

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Be the Rose NOT the Thorn

January 28, 2015
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Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:52:46 -0500 From: “M. Steen” Subject: Be the Rose NOT the Thorn Poverty is a fact of life for 1 of every 6 children living in Chatham County. The problem is even greater in individual communities, such as the Pittsboro and Siler City areas, where nearly 1 of every 3 children is

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Poverty Awareness Simulation at Pittsboro United Methodist Church on September 13

August 23, 2014
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Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:09:12 -0400 From: Morlene Steenbergen Subject: Poverty Awareness Sep. 13th *You will be talking about this experience for years!* *Saturday, September 13* * Join Circles at these two free workshops**:* *Perspectives on Poverty**,* where you’ll

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Poverty Awareness Day in Chatham County on February 8

January 29, 2014
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Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2014 09:36:17 -0500 From: “John Moore” Subject: Poverty Awareness Day in Chatham County Could you survive a month in poverty? Find out at Poverty Awareness Day on February 8.  Circles® Chatham invites you to participate in two free workshops: Perspectives on Poverty,  where you’ll hear about the scope and challenges of poverty in Chatham County and

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Our ultimate goal should be to improve conditions so fewer people need help

May 30, 2013
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Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 16:38:47 -0400 From: Donna Kelly Subject: Non-profit funding Obviously Karen Crowell and I have a very different outlook on the role of government and how best to help our community.While Karen wants to give more to the very poor, I’m concerned about where those additional funds come from and the effect tax increases

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Cost of Poverty Experience – Simulation

October 17, 2012
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Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:29:49 -0400 From: OneChatham Information Subject: Cost of Poverty Experience – Simulation According to the US Census Bureau, the poverty level in Chatham is 12.2% and data from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction indicates that 50.66% of our children are receiving free or reduced meals. Increase your awareness of how our low-income

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Chatham County Anti-poverty Initiative Information Meeting on April 24

April 13, 2012
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Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 20:58:18 -0400 From: Circles Chatham Subject: Chatham County Anti-poverty Initiative Information Meeting The Circles® Initiative is designed to assist families in creating their own personal paths out of poverty. Volunteers and community leaders join in partnership with families in developing support, training, and opportunity with the goal of solving poverty throughout the community.

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