The city of Reading has the highest eviction rate among Pennsylvania’s five largest cities
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By the end of the year, every participant is expected to have the monthly stipends — roughly $40 per child — loaded onto a swipeable eWIC card.
The Pennsylvania Poor People’s Campaign launched in May to address what they call the “four evils”: systemic racism, poverty, the war economy and environmental degradation. It’s seen as an extension of the original campaign started by Martin Luther King in 1968 just days before he was assassinated.
The Equal Justice Center will put more than a dozen of the city’s civil legal aid groups under one roof.