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Poverty United States

Author Raises Awareness For Fact That Only Rich Can Afford To Write About Poverty

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.17.2015 | Impact

Updated on Aug. 17, 2015 at 2 P.M. EST. One in six Americans doesn’t know where he’s going to get his next meal. But chances are, you won...

What Happened To Safety Net For Struggling Women, Children? | Posted 03.14.2013 | Impact

Leaving her husband became the only option for "Stacy" after he became violent with the children. She returned to her hometown, Las Cruces, NM, with ...

How to End Poverty in the 21st Century: Part 1

Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. | Posted 03.09.2013 | Impact
Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.

Accountability still lies with the individual, but we all pay the price when large numbers of our neighbors and fellow citizens fall through the cracks.

The 'Worst Off' Poverty-Stricken Population | Posted 12.21.2012 | Impact

In my work covering poverty this past year, I’d be hard pressed to come up with anyone who is doing more to shatter the myths about single mothers i...

Report: Hunger And Homelessness Rise In U.S. Cities

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact

By Susan Heavey and Lisa Lambert and Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Across the United States, the number of hungry and ...

18 Powerful Facts About Women And Poverty

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 08.29.2012 | Women

Fact: In 2010 46 million Americans were living in poverty. Fact: Record numbers of Americans living in "extreme poverty" are women. During the Re...

U.S. Poverty Could Reach Highest Level Since 1960s

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 09.21.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — The ranks of America's poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century, erasing gains from the war on poverty ...