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Coming Full Circle out of Poverty through the Circles Campaign: Part 1

By Katie Sobiech

It Takes a Community to Break through Poverty

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Recently noticed by CNN and CBS, the Circles Campaign (CC) formed to break the cycle of poverty currently exists in 70 communities and 24 states throughout the U.S.

It all began at “Move the Mountain Leadership Center” in New Mexico as a conversation between welfare recipients and social workers. There they discussed ways to address poverty, build relationships and connect people to services and resources.

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