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Connections: Discussing grassroots efforts to address poverty and strengthen neighborhoods

When discussing efforts to address poverty or strengthen neighborhoods in Rochester, we often hear about heavily funded programs. But, there are a number of local, grassroots efforts that are making a difference in the community.

This hour, we hear from some of the people involved with those programs. They join us to discuss what they're doing and the impact their work has had. In studio:

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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