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Attacking Poverty by Attacking Chronic Unemployment

A Proposal to Stablize and Grow the Transitional Jobs Strategy

By John Bouman & Joseph A. Antolin

The chronically unemployed haunt the edges of every American community. One way or another, they affect public expenditures and the quality of life for everyone. A solution to chronic unemployment is crucial for all people, chronically unemployed or not. The transitional jobs strategy cuts through the complex reasons for a person's chronic unemployment and starts with the desired outcome--employment.

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