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Child Poverty America

Report: U.S. Child Poverty Rate Peaked In 2010 And It's Not Budging

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.28.2014 | Impact

The U.S. childhood poverty rate hit its highest level in 20 years back in 2010 and it’s showing no signs of letting up, a recent report concluded. ...

The Roots of Poverty

Bruce Hartford | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Bruce Hartford

Most poor people have productive jobs -- often multiple jobs -- and they are working longer and longer hours but remain mired in poverty. This is not caused by lack of opportunity alone, it's also caused by lack of power to change the systems that create and continually recreate poverty.

Keeping the Focus on Children in a Tough Economy

William Roberts | Posted 05.21.2012 | Impact
William Roberts

Parents are facing daily questions about how to provide for their families, spend their money and share their time. Should they spend their latest pay check on food or rent? How can they spend time with their children while working two jobs?

Growing Child Poverty in America: There Is Simply No Excuse

Bruce Lesley | Posted 11.15.2011 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

Investing in our children is investing in America and our future. When we help children rise out of poverty and grow and succeed, we are paving the way for our country's next generation of workers and leaders.