poverty

Organization looking to help more families with housing

One report estimates that 46% of the city's children live in poverty

WMUK

Western Michigan University launched the Community Empowerment Center last year to address the issue of poverty. 

WMUK

    

Western Michigan University launched the Community Empowerment Center in 2013. 

Kalamazoo County Poverty Reduction Initiative

Many agencies offer help to people in the Kalamazoo area who are homeless or need help getting health care or food for their families. But if you’re poor, getting to those agencies can be a serious problem. To overcome that barrier, many agencies will gather in one place on Wednesday, November 13th, to make access much easier.

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