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Promise zones don’t seem to be much of a promise

The stark contrast between the affluent businessmen and those living in poverty in Los Angeles can be seen literally across the street from each other. Photo credit: David J. Hawkins/Photo Editor

Calvin Ratana

April 30, 2014

Remember back in February when President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union address that he would find a solution to the problem of poverty and homelessness in America? Well, Obama’s answer is the Promise Zone program. But what exactly is the Promise Zone program? The US Department of...

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