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New Kalamazoo effort to address generational poverty by listening to residents

Apr 18, 2018

The city of Kalamazoo has made headlines with its unique Kalamazoo Promise: anonymous donors pledging to pay up to 100 percent of college tuition for the kids who graduate from the city's public schools.

Here comes another effort: Shared Prosperity Kalamazoo. The vision? Turn Kalamazoo into a community where no adult or child is left behind because of poverty or inequality of opportunity.

Dorla Bonner and Kevin Ford from Shared Prosperity Kalamazoo joined Stateside today to explain how the effort is working to tackle generational poverty. Listen above.

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