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Lancaster poverty commission to hear Thursday about Richmond, Va.'s push to end segregation, reduce poverty

In this article, journalist Jeff Hawkes highlights a poverty commission hearing in Lancaster, PA, wherein our friend Thad Williamson will be joined by our Director of Advisory Services Alexandra Rudzinski to describe the successes and strategies of the multi-prong event to eradicate poverty in Richmond, VA:

The architect of Richmond, Virginia’s anti-poverty initiatives will speak Thursday at the final hearing of Lancaster’s poverty commission. Thad Williamson, an associate professor at the University of Richmond, was the principal author of Richmond’s poverty commission report. While on leave from the university, he was the first director of Richmond’s new Office of Community Wealth Building… 

Also speaking at the hearing will be Alexandra Rudzinski of the Democracy Collaborative, which promotes community-based, worker cooperatives supported by local institutions such as colleges and hospitals. Rudzinski was co-author of a report in June discussing strategies for launching poverty-alleviating social enterprises in Richmond… Read full article.

Publication date: 2016-08-22
Parent publication: Lancaster Online
Publication URL: http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/lancaster-poverty-commission-to-hear-thursday-about-richmond-va-s/article_eb63ab64-692c-11e6-9a96-937ef1ae607e.html

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