Poverty

Robert Marbut
12:47 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Homelessness Expert To Speak At Community Forum

Robert Marbut, a 30-year veteran of working on homeless issues, is the featured speaker this afternoon at a Community Forum on Homelessness sponsored by the City of Pensacola.

Marbut has worked with dozens of cities to reduce homelessness. He also led the Haven for Hope in San Antonio from concept to opening. After conducting a nationwide “best practices” study of homeless services, he developed the Seven Guiding Principles of Homeless Transformation, which have been adopted by a dozen communities.

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Washburn Center
3:45 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Suspects Targeted In Blaze At Washburn Center

Previous Alfred Washburn Center. The building has now been razed.
Credit Alfred Washburn Center

At least two suspects are being sought in connection with the December fire that gutted the main building at the Alfred Washburn Center in Pensacola. 

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Local Economy
5:00 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Florida Still Has Work To Deal With Poverty

Credit University of West Florida

In this week’s Economic Report, Dr. Rick Harper discusses issues related to poverty, on the 50th anniversary this week of President Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 declaration of “War on Poverty.”

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