It’s Time to Fight Poverty the “Utah Way”

Dec 11, 2017Op-ed, Safety Net, Human Dignity

CEO Paul Mero wrote an op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune proposing a compact for poverty issues similar to the Utah Compact created for issues involving immigration. Mero suggests that the following values might help begin this important conversation:

First, we must see others as we see ourselves. . . .

Second, we must recognize that every other person is as unique as I am. . . .

Third, human dignity requires a person to feel needed and connected to others. . . .

Fourth, principles without values are dead. . . .

And, fifth, serving our poor is a redeeming act for society. . . .

You can read the entire op-ed here.

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