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Poverty-related issues in the news, from the Institute for Research on Poverty

Anti-Poverty Program – Minnesota

Minnesota anti-poverty program stretches its wings to Texas, By Jean Hopfensperger, September 18, 2013, Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune: “The Jeremiah Program, which has helped more than a thousand Minnesota mothers and their children lift themselves out of poverty, is taking its formula nationwide. Thursday, the Minneapolis-based nonprofit will welcome its first clients in Austin, Texas, where it plans to build a campus in collaboration with local partners. This fall, it hopes to buy a parcel of land in Fargo, where it has been working with community groups to build the Minnesota model…”