The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Pennsylvania 2010-2011 Release

PathWays PA is proud to announce the release of the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Pennsylvania 2010-2011!

WHEN: Thursday, May 20th - 10:00 AM

WHERE: Harrisburg - East Wing Rotunda

WHO: Sandi Vito, Secretary of the Department of Labor and Industry, and more!

The Standard measures how much income a family of a certain composition in a given place must earn to meet their basic needs without public or private assistance. The Standard is based on the cost of each basic need in each county-food, housing, health care, child care, transportation and taxes- determined independently using official and publicly available data.

Please join us in Harrisburg to learn more about this important publication. Call Kate Scully at 610-543-5022 x 255 to let us know if you can attend, and please bring your colleagues. Copies of the report will be available.


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