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Englewood Residents Give Powerful Testimony at Public Hearing

Josephine McEntee, who began by describing herself as a " Statistic" gave a compelling story of poverty and hope resulting from her being laid off a $60,000 technology job in 2009.  To read Josephine's full testimony, click here

Englewood Community leader, Debra Thompson, reminded the panel of of past failures in programs and policies to eliminate poverty.  She warned of the danger in repeating these mistakes and provided practical solutions.  To read Debra's full testimony, click here  




Keywords: englewood poverty, governor quinn poverty, illinois commission on the elimination of poverty, public hearing on poverty

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