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A former welfare recipient and journalist, for over 30 years Covington worked in communications and training. Her articles have appeared in city lifestyle magazines, daily and weekly newspapers, and numerous company publications. Covington’s speaking topics include motivation, self-esteem, welfare independence, literacy, and education. She holds master’s degrees in management and human resource management, a bachelor’s in communications, and two associate degrees. Covington serves as both a poverty and literacy advocate.

Her most recent work is A Day at the Fare: One Woman’s Welfare Passage, a memoir describing her plunge into and emergence from deep poverty, by way of education. 

You can connect with Pamela via email as well as Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

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Press Releases

Pamela M. Covington

July 5, 2017 – Hampton Author to Present Inspirational Personal Story at International Conference on Poverty

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May 1, 2017 – Local Author and Speaker Takes Inspirational Personal Story to International Conference on Poverty

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Dec. 5, 2016 – Author Launches First-Person Account  of Welfare Success Story A Day at the Fare on Amazon

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Interviews

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The Philippe Matthews Show: A Discussion of the Book, A Day at the Fare. 03/08/17

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Daily Press. “Author Shares Struggles with Welfare” 07/18/17

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Pamela M. Covington

Talking “A Day at the Fare” with Bert Martinez of Money For Lunch (Interview begins at 30:33) 03/27/17

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Interview with Pamela Chapman of “The Miracle Zone” podcast. 06/20/17

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