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2022

Poverty Innovation Summit Recap
 

Poverty is a problem that
we can       

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together.

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Poverty affects people you know.

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ALMOST 200,000 FRANKLIN COUNTY RESIDENTS EXPERIENCE POVERTY EVERY YEAR. THAT'S ENOUGH TO
LOCAL COLLEGE SPORTS STADIUM TWICE.

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59% of Franklin County residents will experience poverty in their lifetime.*

 *Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months,” Data.census.gov, Accessed January 23, 2023, https://data.census.gov/tablet=Income+and+Poverty&g=0500000US39049&tid=ACSST1Y2021.S1701

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Someone living in West Franklinton is 26 times more likely to be in poverty than someone living in New Albany. *






 

 *Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months,” Data.census.gov, Accessed January 23, 2023, https://data.census.gov/tablet=Income+and+Poverty&g=0500000US39049&tid=ACSST1Y2021.S1701

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36% of people in poverty age 16 and up are employed. So in short, more than a third of working-age adults in poverty are employed.*

 *Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months,” Data.census.gov, Accessed January 23, 2023, https://data.census.gov/tablet=Income+and+Poverty&g=0500000US39049&tid=ACSST1Y2021.S1701

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62% of Franklin County residents experiencing poverty are white.*

 *Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months,” Data.census.gov, Accessed January 23, 2023, https://data.census.gov/tablet=Income+and+Poverty&g=0500000US39049&tid=ACSST1Y2021.S1701

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Children under 5 years old in Franklin County are nearly three times as likely to be in poverty as people over age 65.*

 *Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months,” Data.census.gov, Accessed January 23, 2023, https://data.census.gov/tablet=Income+and+Poverty&g=0500000US39049&tid=ACSST1Y2021.S1701

OUR MISSION IS TO HARNESS THE COLLECTIVE POWER OF PEOPLE AND SYSTEMS TO DISRUPT STRUCTURAL RACISM AND ISSUES OF POVERTY TO ACHIEVE EQUITY FOR ALL FRANKLIN COUNTY RESIDENTS. 

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The Black labor force participation rate is nearly identical to the white labor force participation rate, but the black unemployment rate is twice the white unemployment rate.

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 INNOVATION 

 POVERTY

2nd Annual 

Keynote Speaker

Former U.S. Mayor
Michael Tubbs

Come expand your thinking about who in our community is experiencing poverty + co-create policy to implement innovative ideas towards pathways of economic self-sufficiency for Franklin County residents.

June 1, 2023, Lincoln THEATRE
CARDINAL HEALTH BALLROOM

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