Nearly 20 percent of America’s children–and 13 percent of all Americans–live in poverty. Although the nation has made some progress against poverty, particularly among the elderly and female-headed families, a great deal remains to be done to move people out of poverty and up the ladder towards the middle class.
Stuart Butler to Join Economic Studies at Brookings as Senior Fellow
July 25, 2014
The Brookings Institution today announced that domestic policy expert Stuart Butler will join the Economic Studies program as a senior fellow, effective September 2, 2014.
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It’s the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, yet suburbia is home to the largest and fastest growing poor population in the country.
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