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Cycle of Poverty

Civic Engagement and Higher Education: It Is Not Only About Tutoring

Eric Mlyn | Posted 04.29.2014 | Education
Eric Mlyn

When students on our campuses tutor K-12 students,they are engaging in a charitable response to a complicated issue. If we do not teach them, we are conveying that a charitable response is sufficient.

The Global Search for Education: Health and Education

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Should health disparities be a fundamental part of national school reform to narrow our domestic achievement gap?

Why You Are So Fortunate and Lucky

Shai Reshef | Posted 02.18.2013 | Impact
Shai Reshef

While not everyone is granted the same livelihoods at birth, we do know one well-acknowledged solution to help break the vicious cycle of poverty -- through quality, accessible education.

Dismantling the Poverty Trap

Linetta J. Gilbert | Posted 11.05.2012 | Impact
Linetta J. Gilbert

2012-08-28-scblog2.pngThere are no silver bullets to end a complex, multi-faceted, and persistent problem like poverty.

Someone Estimated The Costs Of Childhood Abuse And Neglect

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

The evidence is mounting on the devastating affects of childhood abuse and neglect. In a newly released report the Centers for Disease Control and...

The Peter Paul Center Route Out of Poverty

Kevin Powell | Posted 04.15.2012 | DC
Kevin Powell

It's simply not enough for politicians to suggest the poor in America have an unapologetic dependency on government assistance. That is why I greatly admire the Peter Paul Development Center in Richmond, Virginia's east end.

Anti-Abortion Billboards Demonstrate Ignorance of problems facing Black community

Christine Bork | Posted 06.08.2011 | Chicago
Christine Bork

These billboards recklessly imply that women of color are simple, one-dimensional, misguided and incapable of intelligent choices related to their own bodies, families and communities.

Pro Mujer: Journey Towards Women's Empowerment In Latin America

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Pro Mujer is helping some of the poorest women in Latin America to increase their income, develop their full potential, and claim their basic human rights, enabling them to become agents of change.