Poverty in America: How We Can Help Families

For every distressing national poverty statistic, the numbers for children are worse. While one-sixth of all Americans live in poverty and one-third live in “near poverty,” with incomes below twice the poverty level, one fourth of children under age five are poor and nearly half fall into the “near poor” category. ...more
And for as long as the question has been asked, "the poor" have been lumped into a single ...more