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We tackle poverty through policy advocacy, bringing people together, and helping agencies work effectively.

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Prevention focuses on upstream solutions that stop a negative situation from ever taking place, such as preventing substance abuse or violence.

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We develop and advocate for policies that will help people in poverty lead better lives.

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Preventing & Reducing Poverty While Fostering Wellness for Individuals & Families by...

Analyzing and Advocating for Policy Changes

We analyze, develop, and advocate for implementation of new & current policies through the following programs:

Coordinating Coalitions and Convening Citizens

Helping Community-Based Agencies Impact Poverty

We fund and support agencies in a way that builds effectiveness and organizational capacity. Learn more:

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New proposals raise prospect of even more guns in state

Posted January 27, 2016

Two proposals floating around the State Legislature offer the troubling prospect that ...

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