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Intergenerational Poverty

Economic Medicine For Lifelong Health

T. Berry Brazelton, MD | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
T. Berry Brazelton, MD

As doctors and child advocates who care for children, we want them to have the opportunity to grow up to be healthy, productive members of our society. To help them realize their potential, healthy economics may be one of the best remedies of all.

Telling Your Story Can Change Your Life: Rise, A Powerfully Good Organization

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

After decades of being a pediatrician, and never saying "no" to a meeting with yet another nice person, it seems like I know everyone. I came to the party thinking and hoping that something might happen and it did.

Asking the Right Questions

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 10.02.2013 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

There is nothing abstract about poverty. It's an in-your-face reality that never, ever lets up. It touches people a thousand different ways every day. That gives us a thousand opportunities to help, to ameliorate the effects of poverty on families.

The Truth About Income Mobility in Atlanta: Why the American Dream Is Alive in Our City

Kasim Reed | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics
Kasim Reed

The serious problems caused by intergenerational poverty, stagnant wages and lack of opportunity are ones that we, as a nation, have ignored for too long at our own peril.

Painting a Picture of Poverty in Utah: By the Numbers

Jodie Levin-Epstein | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Jodie Levin-Epstein

Simply put, it's getting harder and harder for American families to move up the economic ladder and into a measure of financial security where they can afford quality health care, to send their kids to college, and can put away a little for retirement.