Tina Griego today tells the story of Richmond, Virginia’s broad, ambitious plan to combat poverty — a program that will include everything from job training, to housing policy, to a direct admission of the city’s segregationist past.
This particularly sweeping and holistic approach to poverty and unemployment is rare. Millions of unemployed have faced uncertain benefits and a number of local and Federal cuts. And as Jeff Guo reports today, America spends far less on labor policies than many of its international peers.
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