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What Does it Mean to be Poor?

What Does it Meant to be Poor?

  We continue our "What Does It Mean" series with a look at What Does It Mean To Be Poor?

Host Keith Shortall was joined by:

Bill Burns, Adult Day Shelter Services Coordinator - Preble Street

Dee Clarke, Advocate with Homeless Voices for Justice - Preble Street

Keith grew up in Thomaston, Maine, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1982, majoring in philosophy. He began his career in commercial broadcasting in Portland, before moving to Maine Public in 1989. Keith has taken on a number of roles at Maine Public and is the primary editor of Maine news and feature stories aired on Maine Public Radio, and TV news specials including election debates and the annual live State of the State address. Keith is the host and producer of the weekly political roundtable Across the Aisle and on occasion takes the host chair for the daily call-in news program Maine Calling.