...North Carolina

September 1996
Public Welfare;Fall96, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p30
Discloses that positive results have come out of North Carolina Governor James B. Hunt Jr.'s efforts to persuade businesses and churches to help welfare recipients overcome the barriers to employment. Decrease in welfare rolls since July 1995; Promotion of job shadowing by one business group; Efforts of the church to mentor people who need practical advice on working.


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