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Beyond Poverty: Achieving Self-Sufficiency

Join PathWays PA & New Century Trust to see the new Self-Sufficiency Standard!

Census data tells us that 26% of Philadelphia households live in poverty. In reality, even more households in Philadelphia - and across Pennsylvania - don't have the income they need to reach self-sufficiency.

Since 1997, PathWays PA has worked with Dr. Diana Pearce to calculate The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Pennsylvania. Over the last 23 years, calculation of the Self-Sufficiency Standard has documented the continuing increase in the real cost of living, illuminating the economic crunch experienced by so many families today.

On February 12, we hope you will join us for breakfast and the release of the latest Self-Sufficiency Standard, including a report on the households Overlooked and Undercounted in the federal poverty level.

Friends Center

1501 Cherry Street

Philadelphia, PA 1910


Wednesday February 12, 2020

9:00am - 11:00am

This project was made possible with funding from New Century Trust and the Women and Girls Foundation.

To read more and register, click here.

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