The haves vs. the have-nots, Census briefing Friday, deep poverty numbers

  News. A Harvard study says kids raised in Erie County can escape the cycle of poverty – but girls face an opportunity gap. Rhode Island Public Radio has a great Children in Crisis series. Comcast says it will offer low-cost Internet plans to low-income seniors in parts of California and Florida. Arizona State University boosted its […]

New Kids Count report, new poverty estimate update, poverty philanthropy ideas

News. As Nature asks, “Can randomized trials eliminate global poverty?” Also,poverty has nearly doubled in the United States since 2000. Hispanic poverty challenges states, especially in rural areas. And Louisville, KY, is the 10th worstcity for concentrated black poverty. Think about homelessness and lifting bans on sleeping outside. And it certainly is the time for foundation […]

50 years after Voting Rights Act, 10 years after Katrina, poverty grant proposals

News. In all of the GOP debate reaction hoopla, we realized it almost ignored poverty issues. In fact, America’s slums are seeing a comeback. In Houston, this means some low-income families slip through the cracks and don’t receive aid. A new report says Latinos enrolled in California’s health insurance program are facing obstacles. Perdue University is […]