This is how we alleviate poverty

This week marks 25 years since the General Assembly declared October 17 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Poverty is a multifaceted issue that spans across the globe, and affects many families in the United States. Census data tells us that 40.6 million people live in poverty. While that number has declined…

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Increasing Access to WIOA Services for DACA Recipients

On September 5, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced an eventual end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protections for individuals who arrived in the United States as children, also known as “Dreamers.” These individuals may be undocumented; may have been granted work permits under DACA; or may be part of mixed-status families containing…

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Peckham Inc.’s Costa Rica Trip Changes Lives

  Peckham Youth Services launched a partnership with Michigan State University Residential College of Arts and Humanities (MSU RCAH) in the fall of 2016 to develop a travel abroad opportunity for at-risk youth.  Peckham and RCAH have a long history of developing innovative projects for at-risk youth such as Project RestART (a community art project)…

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