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Illinois to get $1.7M from federal for anti-poverty programs

SPRINGFIELD, Ill./February 14, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Illinois will get $1.7 million in federal grants for six anti-poverty programs. U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin said the money will pay AmeriCorps VISTA members to assist nonprofit organizations conducting the programs. The projects include recruiting donors and volunteers for a housing program, expanding education and workforce training … Continue reading Illinois to get $1.7M from federal for anti-poverty programs