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TOLEDO Gazette-Times Courier -- The Embarras River Basin Agency, Inc. (ERBA) will sponsor an event from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 30 with special guest speaker Dr. Donna Beegle. Beegle speaks, writes and trains across the nation about poverty. She is the author of “See Poverty/Be the Difference”.

OLYMPIA: Join the Equal Justice Coalition in Olympia on February 16, 2017 to advocate for state funding for civil legal aid! They are asking the Legislature to make a substantial increase in legal aid funding, and to be successful, they need your help. Register here.

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"My education, my work, and my passion are to help people from all races who are trapped in poverty. I want them to have genuine options for lifelong success. This can only happen if the voices of those struggling with poverty can be heard and their perspectives understood.

Dr. Donna M. Beegle

Poverty is resolvable, however, making a difference for people who live in the crisis of poverty requires a paradigm shift.

A shift that moves us beyond stereotypes and judgement to a deeper understanding of the causes of poverty and its impact on human beings. With this awareness, we can work together to provide genuine opportunities for people to move out of poverty." -- Donna Beegle