Letters from readers, Aug. 1
Needed: Three willing leaders
To the editor:
For a really long time we have sought to get the Circles of Poverty program up and running.
Circles of Haywood County is part of the National Circles Campaign, operating in 23 states and 62 communities. Circles works by matching two community “allies” with a “leader.” The leader is the person in poverty. The allies help guide the leader to tear down barriers from employment to choices made.
We have been through a lot of ups and downs, price negations for the curriculum, the loss of our fearless leader (David Christy) and other growing pains, etc. but we remain committed that we need this program in our county. There are people today who dream of a better life…without poverty…and we can help them reach that dream and break the cycle that so ...