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2014: A Call to Action: Poverty Reduction in Berrien County

Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project - 2014

Authors: Betty Dennis, Marian Triplett, Western Michigan University


This project facilitated discussion and meaningful conversation about the negative externalities of poverty and to identify strategies that can be used to reduce poverty in Berrien County, MI. Some of Western Michigan University’s nursing and social work students were the facilitators of such a discussion in Berrien County throughout the course of the project.

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Betty D. Dennis, Ph.D., is a Faculty Specialist at Western Michigan University. Dr. Dennis works with the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs, at the College of Health and Human Services. 

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