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GROW South Dakota to Celebrate NeighborWorks Week

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

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On, June 13, 2019, GROW South Dakota will host a poverty simulation in Aberdeen, SD in conjunction with a celebration of National NeighborWorks Week.

During the Poverty Simulation, participants will assume the role of a low-income family member living on a limited budget. The goal is to create awareness about the struggles of families living in poverty and possibly change the way people view and interact with families who are struggling. Limited space is available. People interested in participating can contact GROW South Dakota or register here.

Nationally NeighborWorks Week will be celebrated June 1-8, GROW South Dakota is part of the national NeighborWorks network, an affiliation of nearly 250 nonprofit organizations located in every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. In fiscal year 2018, the NeighborWorks network provided 457,000 housing and counseling services; owned and managed 166,900 rental homes; and created more than 41,100 jobs.

The NeighborWorks network was founded and is supported by NeighborWorks America, which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities.

Category: GROW SD

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A Half-Century of Serving South Dakotans

In 1978, NESDCAP created the Northeast South Dakota Economic Corporation (NESDEC) as a revolving loan fund to focus on small business lending and job creation in 22 counties. In 2007, Grow South Dakota, was formed to provide housing, community and economic development statewide. Through services to individuals, technical assistance to community and economic development agencies, and loans to small businesses and homebuyers, GROW South Dakota has had broad and lasting impact.

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