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DHS Announces the Creation of a Consortium Focused on Breaking Cycles of Poverty

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 | 9:53am

Tennessee Department of Human Services Commissioner Dr. Raquel Hatter today announced a new effort to help break the cycles of poverty in Tennessee focused on a two-generational approach to creating success. DHS will establish a consortium reflective of the department's commitment to a strength-based perspective towards growing capacity and reducing dependency. A two-generational approach has a special focus on the success of both the parents and the children at the same time.  

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