Round out February with 9 poverty-focused resources

News. What people are talking about today: The New Yorker‘s commentary about what Trump means for the world’s poorest people. Then there’s ongoing health care conversations: A GOP proposal would cover fewer low-income families. As lawmakers move forward on the ACA repeal, however, new data shows the nation’s uninsured rate hit a record low last year. […]

Quick mid-February update: 7 resources for your reporting

News. Left Behind – a poverty series by the Daily Tribune in Columbia, Missouri – looks at aspects of mobility, crime, education, health care, housing, employment and transportation. It’s fabulous because the stories focus not only on the poor residents of the area, but all of the taxpayers. Here’s a poverty-related generation gap thought: Millennials and Boomers […]

7 links to give your reporting context this week

News. The connection between poverty and crime is complex. The FCC is slowing broadband subsidies for some low-income areas. In one Connecticut county, close to 30 percent of children live in poor homes. San Francisco made a statement by making City College free for all residents. Two dental bills in Massachusetts could provide more access to […]

11 resources to boost your reporting in February

This is a packed post. Ready to skim through news and these 11 reporting tools? Stick with me. – CC News. Worlds Apart, the four-part San Antonio Express-News series, shows the concentrated poverty and income divide that could make it one of the nation’s most segregated cities. The cost of raising a child keeps rising. In […]