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TRANSFORMing Lancaster

 

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Poverty is an economic and moral issue that threatens social justice and quality of life in Lancaster City and across our nation. Our community is taking a stand against this epidemic that is impacting our vulnerable neighbors. The Mayor's Commission to Combat Poverty will engage the community to increase the local understanding of poverty and undergo a problem solving process to make Lancaster City a better place for all.

 

commissioners

DAN JURMAN, CHAIR
Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County

SONJIA ANDERSON
Resident, RR Donnelley

TOM BALDRIGE
Lancaster Chamber

MARLYN BARBOSA
Spanish American Civic Association

JESUS CONDOR
Lancaster Habitat for Humanity

CARLOS GRAUPERA
Spanish American Civic Association

OLLIE JONES
Retired/School District of Lancaster

JESSICA KING
Assets Lancaster

SHAYNE MEADOWS
Exit Lancaster

DAMARIS RAU
School District of Lancaster

SUE SUTER
United Way of Lancaster County

BLANDING WATSON
Lancaster NAACP

Poverty is more than an economic and development issue — it’s also a moral issue.
— Lancaster City Mayor Rick Gray
With the right support and community help, poverty can and will be conquered.”
— Lancaster City Resident
Poverty destroys the hopes and dreams of our neighbors.
— Lancaster City Resident
None of us can tackle these massive issues alone. If we create critical mass by all moving in the same direction, then we can make real progress with individuals, institutions, communities and policies.
— Commission Chair Dan Jurman