Turn sound on. The Long, Hard Road, we look at the institutions and inequities that keep the poor from getting ahead in the third installment of our yearlong project. Cincinnati Enquirer
Editor’s note: this really is an excerpt that is edited the following installment of this longer, tricky path, an Enquirer special project that returns Thursday on Cincinnati.
Nick DiNardo appears throughout the stack of files close to their desk and plucks out the main one for the mother that is single came across this spring.
He recalls her walking into their workplace in the Legal Aid Society in downtown Cincinnati having a grocery case full of papers and a whole story he’d heard at the least one hundred times.
DiNardo starts the file and shakes their mind, searching within the figures.
Cash advance storefronts are normal in bad areas because the indegent are the most more likely to make use of them. (Picture: Cara Owsley/The Enquirer)
“I hate these guys, ” he claims.
The guys he’s speaking about are payday loan providers, though DiNardo frequently simply describes them as “fraudsters. Continue reading