Frank Spencer

Executive Director, Stewpot Community Services

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Executive Director of Stewpot Community Services, which provides food, clothing, and shelter to the poor and homeless in Jackson, Mississippi

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The National Bureau of Economic Research said today the Great Recession that started in December 2007  officially ended  in June of last year.  But don't tell that to the 43.6 million…

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