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Dan Jurman

Executive, Community Action Program of Lancaster County in Lancaster United States

I am the CEO of the Community Action Program of Lancaster County and a member of the Lancaster Housing Opportunities Partnership Board of Directors. I am also the Chair of the Mayor's Commission to Combat Poverty in Lancaster City. I have extensive experience in nonprofit management, program design, fundraising and grant writing. I live in Lancaster, PA with my wife and three children.

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The Myth of the Culture of Poverty

BY DAN JURMAN
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 17, 2015

People often talk about a “culture of poverty” as if there are different drivers of behavior at lower socio-economic levels.  Launched by a personal story of his three year old son which inspired him to think differently, Dan Jurman uses pictures to try to show that there is no culture of poverty, just human psychology driving behavior across socio-economic boundaries.