Subsidized Employment Programs
At least one in five residents living in smaller legacy cities are living in poverty.

While entrenched poverty is a problem in cities of all sizes, smaller legacy cities have much higher rates of poverty than their larger counterparts. To ensure that increased economic opportunity benefits all parts of the community, special attention must be paid to expanding opportunities for low-income workers. Job opportunity and access are key to ensuring a legacy city revival that benefits everyone. read more

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