Micah Project works to fight Sioux City's poverty problem - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

Micah Project works to fight Sioux City's poverty problem


Sioux City community members are coming together to tackle the city's poverty problem.

Rev. Pat Johnson, the director of the Micah Project, says the issue is a bigger problem than a lot of us might realize. That's why she says the members of the faith community and the public/private sector are teaming up to try to make a difference.

She says the group is working with an action plan that focuses on five important goals. The first she says is a centralized community resource campus. If established, it would allow for easier access to needed services and provide an avenue for better communication between agencies.

The second involves what she calls desirable, safe and affordable housing. The third is a coordinated intake and referral system.

The fourth and fifth goals include developing entrepreneurial and vocational pathways to success and having a voice at the table for everyone.

If you want more information call (712) 574-6020 or send an email to Micahproject525@gmail.com

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KTIV Television Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Kathy Clayton at (712) 239-4100 x209. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.