Category Archive for: Anti-Poverty

“Brownfields” Legislation

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At the state and federal level, numerous new programs have been proposed or initiated, and a variety of new laws have been passed in an effort to spur the development of “Brownfields,” or former industrial sites, primarily clustered in and around older urban areas, which are environmentally contaminated, abandoned, or underutilized. Brownfields programs and laws…



Addressing Poverty and Welfare Reform

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  • Posted on June 13, 1994

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  • Anti-Poverty

  Preamble   Helping Jewish poor as well as those in the general community achieve self-sufficiency has been a fundamental commitment of the Jewish people. Jewish tradition and values emphasize the responsibility of the larger community to provide for the poor and the near poor in ways that enable them to live independently, with dignity,…



Principles for Addressing Poverty and Welfare Reform

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  • Posted on June 13, 1994

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Preamble  Helping Jewish poor as well as those in the general community achieve self-sufficiency has been a fundamental commitment of the Jewish people. Jewish tradition and values emphasize the responsibility of the larger community to provide for the poor and the near poor in ways that enable them to live independently, with dignity, and to…