poverty

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.

The Associated Press

    

The President of the National Low Income Housing Coalition hopes for a quick end to the shutdown of the federal government. 

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