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National

Poverty Needs to Be Decriminalized in Maryland

Maryland residents — particularly those of color — deprived of economic opportunities are routinely trapped in a cycle of poverty and criminalization, according to a report from the Job Opportunities Task Force, a statewide nonprofit that promotes programs and policies that increase the skills, job opportunities and incomes of low-wage workers and job seekers in Maryland. [read more…]