A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 5-26-2017


Topic: Breaking the "cyclical rut" of poverty

Guest: Erica Maloney, program coordinator, Circles of Greater Pittsburgh

How discussed: What is the "poverty tax" and why do people sometimes say it's more expensive to be in poverty? What help is available for people who are unemployed or underemployed? Why is it difficult for people in poverty to break the cycle? How does Circles of Greater Pittsburgh help people connect with services that can improve their chances of having a more productive life?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.3MB - Duration: 29:49 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

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