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Alleviating Poverty: Healing + Work

Problem: 81,000 + people (15.2%) are living in poverty in Greater Dayton. Thousands more are struggling to make ends meet.

Solution: Multi-faceted collective impact approach to asset-based community development.

1-minute Oath for Compassionate Helpers: And Above All, I will do no harm.


  • Asset-map all people and organizations working to alleviate poverty.

  • If you are involved/interested in poverty alleviation in Greater Dayton, Please Fill Out This Form.

  • Small and large group gatherings based on interest and location

  • Create collective goals and shared metrics

  • Assess and Mobilize others to engage in poverty alleviation work using tools like Unleash


Greater Dayton's Local Guide & Equipper, Think Tank:

COPE = Cost Of Poverty Experience

3-minute COPE video

National Guides:

FCS: Courses , Membership, Leaders Lab Cohort, Flourishing Neighborhood Index, City Shapers


Enterprise Solutions to Poverty is the most comprehensive field-guide of it's kind.


For Christ-followers: A deeper look at the root causes of Poverty

Chalmers Center: Mobilize My Church, Work-Life, Faith & Finances (Video) , Are You a Good Neighbor?, Testimony of Transformation, Helping without Hurting: The Basics


Train & Connect

Join other Ohioans at the CCDA Conference in Cinci in Oct '23


Again, if you are involved/interested in poverty alleviation in Greater Dayton -

Please Fill Out This Form.

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