9 days to Inauguration: Poverty reporting resources and story ideas

News. For the next week, we’ll see a stream of Obama legacy and Trump “what if” reports, including poverty-related issues such as rural anti-poverty efforts, education, housing (and Ben Carson’s plan) and health care. Look for local impact as well, such as mayors’ concerns about poverty and economic quality concerns. 3 data points. Gallup gives us three […]

2017 catchup: 9 resources to kickstart your poverty reporting this year

News. The Star Tribune series on poverty is so great right now: Migration is about taking risks (and moving) to pursue the American Dream. Opportunity is about prosperity growing out of small-town America. Shortage is about the shortage of affordable housing and the choices that people must make to find shelter. Health care and Medicaid update: […]