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Friendship Place and Peter Edelman – Discussion on Poverty

Friendship Place welcomed Georgetown University Law Center Professor Peter Edelman, author of Not a Crime to Be Poor, to discuss how we, as a nation, treat those suffering from poverty.

Lissa Ramsepaul, Friendship Place’s own Chief Program Officer and American University Adjunct Professor of Psychology also joined the conversation to offer perspective from a clinical point of view.

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