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Cranley pledge: Lift 10,000 kids out of poverty

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley will give his State of the City speech on October 5th addressing Cincinnati’s high childhood poverty rate. Cranley announced a new task force to battle childhood poverty compiled of local business, non-profit, and community leaders including Cincinnati Children’s president and CEO Michael Fischer.

“It is unacceptable to have this rate of childhood poverty; this concentration of childhood poverty,” said Fisher. “It’s important that the community really understands the severity of this issue and what it is doing to stunt potential.”

Read more about the efforts to combat poverty in the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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