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.
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Alan Berube's remarks prepared for “Fighting Inequality: Leveraging Opportunities for Innovation,” Project on Municipal Innovation, September 24, Harvard Kennedy School.
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March 2015, Michal Grinstein-Weiss, Jane Oliphant, Blair D. Russell and Ray Boshara
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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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