Mentoring the furture

Friday, January 17, 2014

The Pilot --  Jan. 8, 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson"s declaration of an "unconditional war on poverty in America." The anniversary has created much discussion in the public square not only about the causes of poverty, but also about the effectiveness of the varied strategies employed over the past 50 years to combat poverty. It has also sparked discussion on the toll poverty takes on the lives of the more than 46.5 million children, men and women across the United States currently living at or below the federal poverty line -- all of whom live in one of the world's wealthiest countries.

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