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Connections: Anti-Poverty Initiative Moves Forward

May 13, 2016

The Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative has released its first extensive report on how to address poverty. The report contains several specific concepts that will be the focus of the anti-poverty effort.

What are they? How did the members of the initiative determine them? Our guests:

  • Henry Fitts, director of innovation, City of Rochester iTeam
  • Dr. Leonard Brock, director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative
  • LaShunda Leslie-Smith, executive director at Connected Communities