Earned Media: Drexel program addresses trauma to help women in poverty save money - and one day create a bank

Overview

"The network was created by Drexel professor Mariana Chilton, the area's leading expert on hunger. She regularly works with women in poverty, and has testified before Congress on poverty and hunger endured by children and families.

The network aims to break the cycle of poverty by teaching women who have nearly nothing how to save money and to understand finance. Many in the program are teaming with others who've graduated from the network's 16 three-hour sessions to explore the possibility of starting a bank specifically for people who've experienced the worst in life." Read more. >>

Details

Type: 
Print Coverage
Person Interviewed: 
Chilton M
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Authors: 
Lubrano A
Date:
01/29/2018