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Intergenerational poverty and its vicious cycle

Poverty is not a crime, yet many people who are living below the poverty line are treated like criminals. Few people want to live poor, yet getting out of poverty is much harder than it looks. For people who grew up in poverty, it's even harder to overcome obstacles....

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Looking Back at 2016

What a year!  Everything from the Scouting for Food Drive in March to the end of the year holiday rush, we've been constantly impressed with the amount of support we received from our community. Whether your gave your time, your money, or your goods, we thank you from...

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9 Questions You Have Asked About Poverty

Poverty across the USA is a systematic problem that touches all walks of life, including people in your own community. Consider your thoughts each time you see a homeless person. Have you ever wondered if they are on drugs or why don’t they just get a job? Poverty is...

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7 Reasons Poverty Is an Issue in Utah

Many people never expect to find themselves living close to the poverty line. But even in Utah's growing economy, there are many reasons why hard work, education, and housing are not always buffers against the circumstances of poverty. Here are seven ways that poverty...

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The Perfect Service Project for Your Business

A service project is the perfect way to help employees and the community believe in your business. It creates a culture of selflessness and is something everyone can get on board with. On top of that it helps your local reputation as a business when you serve the...

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Blog Beginnings

We all very excited to kick off our blog! We strive to produce desired and enlightening content  that inspires action. The purpose of the Community Action blog is to: inspire critical thinking about the root causes of poverty and the impact it has on our community...

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