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Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative grant awarded to Elmira

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The city of Elmira has been recently selected as one of 16 communities statewide to participate in the empire state poverty reduction initiative. 


The initiative comes with a one million dollar planning and implementation grant and is centered around finding solutions to help strengthen the community. 

The economic opportunity program holding a community cafe at the ernie davis community center in elmira on Tuesday afternoon.

The E.O.P held the gathering to share the 3 point strategy plan with the community.

The over all goal of the initiative is to break the cycle of economic hardship, increase social mobility and revitalize Elmiras target neighborhoods. 
 

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