Facts About Poverty

While the statistics about poverty paint a picture of a country in need of change, here are the stories of people who are working in their communities to make a difference. Read the Stories of Hope.

What can you do?

Get the facts about poverty.

Get involved in your community.

Reflect on poverty, pray for solutions.

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Maria de Lourdes Valencia
Associate Director of Culture of Life
Phone: (858) 490-8323
mvalenciaEmail at symbolsdcatholic.org
Efrain Casillas
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (858) 490-8324
ecasillasEmail at symbolsdcatholic.org
Fr. Emmet Farrell
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