The Transylvania Times -

By Eric Crews
Staff Writer 

Insights Made On The Struggles Of Working Poor


Nearly 30 area residents who either work or volunteer at nonprofits in Transylvania County recently received insight into the struggles faced by the working poor.

The “Working Poor Simulation” is a two-hour-long workshop that allows participants to make financial and other choices on very limited budgets. The workshop was held at the First United Methodist Church.

The program was organized by Just Economics, a regional organization based in Asheville whose mission is to educate, advocate and organize for a just and sustainable economy that works for all in western North Carolina....

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