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Village of Hempstead Receives $1.5 Million from New York State to Reduce Poverty

The Village of Hempstead was recently awarded $1,500,000 as part of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI). The program empowers community members to work together in effort to reduce the number of households residing in poverty and increase the number of households with earned income above poverty. The Village of Hempstead was chosen as one of 16 communities state-wide to take part in this initiative, the only municipality on Long Island. Read More

ESPRI Initiative Announced

This past December Governor Cuomo Announced a $6.7 Million appropriation to create the New Empire Corps Program and Expand the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative. Read the official announcement


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