City Limits - A Poverty Project

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Sinopsis

City Limits is a year-long audio journalism project that examines the living and socio-economic conditions behind the alarming poverty rate in Syracuse.

Episodios

  • Winners of Inaugural Agriculture Innovation Competition Aim To Change The Food System

    Winners of Inaugural Agriculture Innovation Competition Aim To Change The Food System

    03/03/2020 Duración: 12min

    ***Episode 43 of City Limits begins our Food for Thought series. Food for Thought is our newest reporting project focusing on the state’s largest economic sector: agriculture. ***

  • Tackling P-O-V-E-R-T-Y With the Power of Letters and Words

    Tackling P-O-V-E-R-T-Y With the Power of Letters and Words

    27/02/2020 Duración: 05min

    It’s well-established that education is often key to breaking the cycle of poverty by opening doors better-paying jobs.  But what about something as basic as literacy?  An estimated 60,000 adults in Onondaga County lack literacy skills. 

  • A Shadow Cast Shines Light On History And Present Reality of Communities Along I-81 Viaduct

    'A Shadow Cast' Shines Light On History And Present Reality of Communities Along I-81 Viaduct

    23/08/2019 Duración: 08min

    A temporary

  • Doula Care In Syracuse Is Working To Decrease Maternal Health Racial Disparities

    Doula Care In Syracuse Is Working To Decrease Maternal Health Racial Disparities

    21/06/2019 Duración: 05min

  • City Limits-Research Shows Nojaims Closing Is Not A Priority For Those Living Around It

    City Limits-Research Shows Nojaim's Closing Is Not A Priority For Those Living Around It

    26/03/2019 Duración: 08min

    Nojaim Market closing on Syracuse’s Near Westside renewed a conversation about food access in some of the city’s most impoverished n

  • City Limits Talk- Mayor Ben Walsh

    City Limits Talk- Mayor Ben Walsh

    07/02/2019 Duración: 59min

    In his state of the city address this year, Mayor Ben Walsh said Syracuse's best days aren't just around the corner, but they are i

  • Could Businesses Play a Bigger Role in Reducing Syracuse’s Poverty?

    Could Businesses Play a Bigger Role in Reducing Syracuse’s Poverty?

    10/01/2019 Duración: 15min

    It might seem like one of the quickest ways out of poverty is a steady job.  But despite low unemployment and government-funded job training, those who need jobs the most

  • Hope for Syracuse: A Year In Review

    Hope for Syracuse: A Year In Review

    03/01/2019 Duración: 16min

    The Greater Syracuse HOPE Initiative has been working to make a difference in Syracuse’s poverty problem.

  • Affordable Ride Sharing Services Revisited

    Affordable Ride Sharing Services Revisited

    27/12/2018 Duración: 13min

    It's been almost a year since City Limits introduced listeners to Providence Services and some of the people who use the shuttle-to-work service.  At the time, the fledgling non-profit was  making the most

  • Often Overlooked, But Willing and Able

    Often Overlooked, But Willing and Able

    27/11/2018 Duración: 15min

    There’s a demographic that might be forgotten or dismissed as part of the overall employment picture in Syracuse and Central New York, even if they make up about 20 percent of the population.