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Program aid women with financial literacy

Posted: Sunday, March 31, 2013 12:00 am

The Bridge Over Troubled Waters Inc. and AllState insurance are partnering to empower women through financial literacy programming.

Thecia Jenkins, advocacy and education director at The Bridge, a comprehensive crisis center for survivors of domestic and sexual violence serving the Baytown area since the closure of New Horizons, is the recipient of a grant to provide financial literacy classes to women who have experienced domestic violence. The average woman will leave and return to their abuser seven to 11 times, according to most recent statistics.  

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