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“Poverty is threatening our very democracy” ——- Tavis Smiley to kick off national lecture tour on poverty in Indianapolis on Jan. 18

I attended quite a compelling panel discussion yesterday in Indianapolis, "Poverty in America, From Safety-Net to Reliance," featuring Tavis Smiley and John Graham, Dean of IU's School of Public and Environmental Affairs. The program began with a pair of SPEA graduate students presenting data showing that poverty in Indiana is worse than the usual government… Continue reading “Poverty is threatening our very democracy” ——- Tavis Smiley to kick off national lecture tour on poverty in Indianapolis on Jan. 18

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Head Start parents weigh in on Obama speech

Two parents of SCCAP Head Start children shared their opinions about President Barack Obama's health care speech with The Herald-Times last night. Here's what those parents had to say - Vanity Benberry, Indiana University senior: My initial reaction to President Obama’s plan is (that it is) in the best interest of the American people. Everyone that is a… Continue reading Head Start parents weigh in on Obama speech