Putting Low-Income Workers Into Cars, Stable Jobs

Jacqueline Moore and Mary-Winston Deacon

Jacqueline Moore (right), 43, is a single mother from Madison, Heights, Va. She's standing by her newly purchased 1999 Ford Taurus next to Mary-Winston Deacon, the director of the Ways to Work program that provided Moore with a car loan. Rachel Jones, NPR hide caption

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For many low-income Americans, the only thing harder than finding a job is getting there each day. One nationwide program offers low-income workers affordable loans that can put them behind the wheel of a decent car, and on the road to economic stability.

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