Local Residents Find Life in Poverty has More Challenges Than You Might Think

By CHRIS BOLT & JOHN SMITH & ERIKA BRIGUGLIO From WAER News Some Onondaga County residents took the morning off from work to be thrust into poverty; based on real-life situations… so they can make a difference. More than 120 people were cast into the lives of 15 families and jam packed their one week Read more about Local Residents Find Life in Poverty has More Challenges Than You Might Think[…]

Choosing To Thrive Outcomes

162 participants completed workshop 111 out of 162 or 69% received employment 95 out of the 111 or 86% are still employed Annualized Food Stamps decrease = $125,164 Annualized TA decrease = $400,375 Annualized Earnings increase = $1,302,709

‘Visions For Change’ Helps to End Poverty in Syracuse

By Catherine Witherspoon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The United Nations began recognizing October 17 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty since 1993. This day was designed to promote awareness for the need to end poverty and destitution in all countries. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon of the United Nations declared that, “On this Read more about ‘Visions For Change’ Helps to End Poverty in Syracuse[…]

Poverty simulator gives participants new perspective

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – During the holiday season while many are deciding what gifts to buy loved ones, others are deciding which bills they can afford to pay. More than one hundred people took part in a poverty simulator on Tuesday, to get a glimpse at what it’s like to live without things many take for Read more about Poverty simulator gives participants new perspective[…]