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Scotia woman has long led fight against poverty at SCAP

Deb Schimpf, executive director of the Schenectady Community Action Program, stands next to one of the group's Long Story Short posters.
Deb Schimpf, executive director of the Schenectady Community Action Program, stands next to one of the group's Long Story Short posters.
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President Lyndon Johnson created an army of social activists when he proclaimed America’s War on Poverty 50 years ago, and Deb Schimpf, while only 3 at the time, has spent much of the past three decades serving on the front lines of that conflict. A Trenton, N.J., native who moved to the Utica area as a teenager and now lives in Scotia, Schimpf has been executive director of the Schenectady Community Action Program for 15 ...


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