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EDITORIAL: Remember, those in poverty have needs to fix now

    EDITORIAL: Remember, those in poverty have needs to fix now

The Poverty Thought Force issued its final report to Mayor Allen Joines and the City Council on Feb. 13. The report includes 56 recommendations for policies that could reduce the

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Nonprofit leaders hopeful about Poverty Thought Force plan

    Nonprofit leaders hopeful about Poverty Thought Force plan

BY TODD LUCK  THE CHRONICLE Leaders of organizations that help those in poverty are hoping to see action, accountability and community engagement as the Poverty Thought Force’s plan is implemented.

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Thought Force releases recommendations to reduce poverty

    Thought Force releases recommendations to reduce poverty

BY TODD LUCK  THE CHRONICLE The Winston-Salem Poverty Thought Force presented its recommendations to reduce local poverty on Monday, Feb. 13. “This is the beginning, but hopefully, maybe five years

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Editorial: Watch out for 2017

    Editorial: Watch out for 2017

2016 was a dynamic year, with so much happening in various aspects of American history. The democratic process produced the United States’ first president without any governing experience, the oldest

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Commentary: Ending generational poverty takes a new approach

    Commentary: Ending generational poverty takes a new approach

Jerry Anderson Guest Columnist Over the years (Happy Hill Garden-’51) there have been countless attempts to end poverty among minorities

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Organizations join forces to send Thanksgiving Blessings

    Organizations join forces to send Thanksgiving Blessings

BY TEVIN STINSON THE CHRONICLE The Chris Paul Family Foundation and the Triad Dream Center, a local nonprofit dedicated to

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Can city be a Top 50 metro area?

    Can city be a Top 50 metro area?

Winston-Salem is currently far short of its job growth goal of becoming one of the top 50 metropolitan areas in the country by 2020, according to a State of the Community presentation on Tuesday, May 17.

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Margaret Simms visits WSSU to expound on economic justice

    Margaret Simms visits WSSU to expound on economic justice

Simms BY TEVIN STINSON  THE CHRONICLE Last week, Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. Margaret C. Simms

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EDITORIAL: Livable wage shouldn’t be just for city

    EDITORIAL: Livable wage shouldn’t be just for city

Chronicle file photo Kim Porter speaks to protesters gathered outside Winston-Salem City Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2015. Lately there

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Poverty simulation exercise opens eyes

    Poverty simulation exercise opens eyes

Photos by Judie Holcomb-Pack  (Left) “Family” discusses their situation during poverty simulation. By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Principal Gary

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