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Congyi Guo Adam Samaan Enxhi Xhoxhi ACE Corp. Section 11 October 22, 2010
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Congyi Guo Adam Samaan Enxhi Xhoxhi BIP Group Concept Paper A critical problem that is in dire need of being addressed is poverty in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. This is a major issue because nearly 1 in 5 DC residents live in poverty; it has the fourth highest poverty rate in the United States, and has one of the highest rates of homelessness. Furthermore, income inequality in the District is greater than in nearly every large city in the United States. A troubled U.S. economy, disparities in wealth, and high costs of living are all contributing factors to this growing problem. Currently the most influential nongovernmental organization attempting to fight poverty in the DC area is Defeat Poverty DC. Defeat Poverty DC is a coalition of organizations and residents in the District of Columbia working to bring greater focus during the 2010 election season and beyond to the damaging effects of poverty to the entire
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Unformatted text preview: city. Moreover, local churches and homeless shelters are contributing to helping reduce poverty. Despite growing efforts by many organizations the poverty rate is still increasing. Our innovative business solution to solve poverty in the District is to establish trade schools free to those in poverty. In order to fund our trade schools we will rely private donations and government funding. Along with the trade schools we will partner with companies that will hire those who graduate our trade school. The members of our group have various strengths and when put together it was easy to come up with a solution. As an activator, Adam ensured the trade school was established and well funded two months later. Enxhi’s characteristic of woo allows her to form ties with the companies, and engage with the public. Lastly, Congyi’s strength of harmony makes sure everything is flowing smoothly in our attempt to end poverty in DC....
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