The Anti-Poverty Network of NJ 2018 Poverty Summit, “Dismantling Structural Racism: Engaging Neighbors, Leaders and Government,” is on October 26th.
Opportunity Zones incentivize investors to help decrease poverty in distressed communities that have economic potential but high unemployment.
On May 17, 2018, Terri Ludwig, CEO of Enterprise Community Partners, testified before Congress concerning the new Opportunity Zones provision that included in the Tax Cuts and Job Acts of 2017.
The United Way uses the term “ALICE”: Asset Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed to further define and explain the working poor population in the United States and New Jersey.
Today’s Poor People’s Campaign is a national moral movement that originated from the unfinished work of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign. It originated with efforts led by civil rights organizations, labor unions, farm workers, and Native American grassroot organizers.