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How UWLS Fights Poverty: By Addressing the Root Causes

How UWLS Fights Poverty: By Addressing the Root Causes

Addressing the Ten Roots Causes of Poverty By KEIA WILSON Economic Mobility Case Manager   According to the Florida Prosperity Project, the ten root causes of poverty are: lack of employment opportunities; lack of quality education and workforce development;...

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Health Access and Food Security Keys to Prosperity

Health Access and Food Security Keys to Prosperity

The framework United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties uses to create strategies to address the challenges residents face are the ten root causes of poverty. As defined by the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Florida Prosperity Project, the root causes of poverty are the...

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Addressing the Ten Root Causes of Poverty

Addressing the Ten Root Causes of Poverty

The framework United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties uses to create strategies to address the challenges residents face are the ten root causes of poverty. As defined by the Florida Chamber Foundation's Florida Prosperity Project, the root causes of poverty are the...

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Women’s History Month: Felicia Stewart

Women’s History Month: Felicia Stewart

Felicia Stewart is the President and Founder of Hope 2 Restoration, a nonprofit organization in Leesburg. Felicia used experiences and obstacles she has gone through and overcome as inspiration to start H2R, which provides resources to our homeless community,...

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Blog: A Mobile Veterans Resource is On its Way!

Blog: A Mobile Veterans Resource is On its Way!

By THAWANNA HURGE Director of Community Impact March 2024 In order to bring needed mental-health services closer to local veterans, the VA's Clermont Mobile Vet Center will start parking at the UWLS office on every other Monday on April 1. Then the plan is to move it...

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