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The face of poverty is changing. It is moving to the suburbs, including Jefferson County. Poverty and income inequality are now frequently in the news. What are the facts? How is it affecting us publicly and privately? What is being done about it? The public is invited to attend a special Jefferson County League of Women Voters panel to address the issue on Tuesday, March 18, at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood. In light of the economic pressures of recent years, the League wanted to look at the public and private programs available to help people overcome poverty. The Jeffco LWV Suburbanization of Poverty Panel will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the hospital, located at 11600 W. 2nd Place, Lakewood 80228. Panelists discussing programs and ideas include:
Reservations are not required and there is no charge. The panel discussion will be held in the hospital’s ground floor auditorium. Park and enter on the south side of the hospital. For more information, call Jessie at 303-423-2153. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that neither supports nor opposes candidates from any party. The League’s mission is to promote informed and active participation in government and to influence public policy through education and advocacy after consideration by its members. To learn more about the Jeffco LWV, visit www.lwvjeffco.org.
February 21, 2014
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