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Child Poverty Statistics

Reigniting the Dream

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 12.15.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. John Conyers

The dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial provides an opportunity to reflect and commit ourselves to Dr. King's work. Dr. King dreamed to end not just racial injustice, but the poverty that had allowed it to flourish. We need to make that dream a reality.

The President, Christina-Taylor Green, and the Real State of the Union

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Wouldn't the way to honor Christina be to care enough for all the children that are still alive but trapped in lives of quiet desperation, homeless, enrolled in dysfunctional schools, living in inner cities where random violence is a daily occurrence?

Child Poverty Over 30% In Chicago, As Recession Cripples Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new report has shed light on some heartbreaking statistics on child poverty. Among them: nearly a third of Chicago children live below the poverty l...