Archive for December, 2014

A grassroots approach to poverty

A grassroots approach to poverty

Two areas of Orange County will benefit from a new approach to the challenges of extreme poverty that bedevil one of the wealthiest regions of the state. The areas, or zones, were chosen earlier this month from six proposed zones where poverty’s effects are especially severe, as measured by standards like access to medical care, food, and housing. Direction and funding for the project come from the Orange County Board of Commissioners, with the Orange County Health Department providing

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