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9 Design Projects Tackling America’s Poverty Crisis, One Community At A Time

The U.S. economy is technically in recovery, but the number of Americans living in concentrated poverty has nearly doubled since 2000. As people struggle for stability and survival, the communities where public investment has disintegrated are getting creative to meet residents’ needs, from housing to health. The exhibition “ By the People: Designing a Better America,” which opened Sept.
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