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Today's Suburban Poor

Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Today's Suburban Poor

When you think of poverty, you probably imagine something suggestive of the inner city or rural areas. Yet, studies have shown for many years now that poverty is growing faster in the suburbs than in urban/rural areas. A recent study by the Brookings Institute indicates that the burdens of the current recession are following that same trend in most metropolitan areas, including here in Louisville. Join us Tuesday for a discussion about how—and where—the recession is hitting Louisville metro the hardest.

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Laura is LPM's Director of Podcasts & Special Projects. Email Laura at lellis@lpm.org.