Poverty is a Symptom; Unemployment is the Disease

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By Dave Oberting To no one’s surprise, poverty is not spread evenly throughout the District of Columbia. Only six percent of the District’s white residents live in poverty. For Hispanics, the rate is 23% and for African-American District residents it’s 36%. The most important statistic in all of the poverty debate is this one: according… Read more »Read more

Modern Entrepreneurship Project

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  The Modern Entrepreneurship Project (MEP) is a micro-enterprise program created by the Economic Growth DC Foundation.   Click on the brief description below for details on the program. If you have a great idea for a business, write to us and ask for an application at mep@egdcfoundation.org. MEP Two PagerRead more