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.
Feeding America’s Children: Food Insecurity and Poverty
September 15, 2014, Craig Gundersen and James Ziliak
Craig Gundersen and James P. Ziliak discuss the factors contributing to the problem of food insecurity effecting U.S. children, those whose families' economic and social conditions limit access to food.
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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.
Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube offer anti-poverty strategies that work region-wide.
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