LOCAL Closer Look: Columbus Dream Center - Columbus

Posted on Sunday, August 6, 2023 by Ron Turner

Ron Turner talks with Beatrice Casiano Allen, Executive Director for The Columbus Dream Center about the rise in the poverty rate over the last ten years in the city of Columbus while the rest of the state and nation have decreased. Allen discusses the contributing factors around the increase of impoverished families in Columbus and provides information for services geared to help those in need. Allen believes the best solution is a collaborative effort between various organizations and non-profits that serve the community. They can be contacted at (https://www.columbusdreamcenter.com)

Original airdate: 8/6/2023 

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Ron joined EMF in 2023 and he covers parts of Missouri, Alabama, Tennessee and South Carolina as well as Georgia and Florida, including major markets Atlanta and Miami.

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