Definition of underserved
: provided with inadequate service
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In 2014, the Cincinnati Squash Academy, an urban squash program targeting students in underserved communities, opened its doors.
Planned Parenthood has long provided health care services such as contraceptives and cancer screenings to women in underserved communities.
And candidates who might especially appeal to or represent underserved communities are often viewed as electoral risks.
Some have moved to underserved communities or turned down private-sector jobs that would have paid them more.
For decades, Raven has manufactured balloons for NASA as well as for commercial customers including Google, whose Project Loon has been using steerable balloons to test expanding internet access to underserved regions.
In addition to connecting commuters with mass transit and providing service in underserved areas, these services are helping reduce the need to build parking lots for people who drive themselves to transit stops.
Bakhtiari remembers a large chunk of her childhood taking place right outside Grady Hospital, spreading the word about a family pharmacy that provided more affordable medicine to Atlanta’s underserved communities.
The local organization helps provide access to high-quality, healthy and affordable food in underserved communities.
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