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Good luck to anti-poverty director Leonard Brock

Poverty & Family Economics

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

By the Editorial Board

On Friday, Leonard Brock, Ph.D., showed up for his first day on the job. He is now the director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Brock is an impressive man who has demonstrated commitment to families and children living in our poorest neighborhoods, like the one he grew up in. But he is taking on what will undoubtedly be the biggest challenge of his professional life — past and future — and we have a few words to say to him.

First, it can be done…

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