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With homelessness surging in North Texas, and Dallas debating a plan to shut down a makeshift Tent City, CEO Larry James of the nonprofit CitySquare says he remains "quietly optimistic." 

Meet The Man Trying To Battle Poverty In Dallas

Feb 25, 2014

Earlier this month, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings announced the formation of a task force to fight poverty in the city. As part of KERA’s One Crisis Away initiative, Think host Krys Boyd talked about how Dallas will take on the challenge with Larry James, the man the mayor chose to lead the task force.