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Harnessing Immigrant Small Entrepreneurship for Economic Growth

Harnessing Immigrant Small Entrepreneurship for Economic Growth (PDF)
Source: Bread for the World Institute

Immigrant-owned small businesses generate $776 billion in business activity and sustain 4.7 million employees—14 percent of all workers employed by U.S.

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Business And Economics

Fact Sheet: Hunger and mass incarceration

Fact Sheet: Hunger and mass incarceration (PDF)
Source: Bread for the World Institute

People in prison are more likely to have struggled with hunger and poverty before entering prison.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Hunger by the numbers in the African-American community

Hunger by the numbers in the African-American community (PDF)
Source: Bread for the World Institute

In the United States, over 42 million people identify as African-American or black—13.6 percent of the U.S.

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Poverty

Ending Child Hunger in the United States

Ending Child Hunger in the United States (PDF)
Source: Bread for the World Institute

In 2013, 15.8 million U.S. children were at risk of hunger. For children, even brief periods of hunger carry consequences that may last a lifetime.

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Government And Politics

Hunger and Poverty among Hispanics -- Fact Sheet

Hunger and Poverty among Hispanics — Fact Sheet (PDF)
Source: Bread for the World Institute

As millions of Americans begin to climb out of the deep hole the recession created, the federal government has to focus on further reducing unemployment as well as income inequality.

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Business And Economics

2015 Hunger Report: When Women Flourish…We Can End Hunger

2015 Hunger Report: When Women Flourish…We Can End Hunger
Source: Bread for the World Institute
From press release:

The 2015 Hunger Report, When Women Flourish…We Can End Hunger, released today by Bread for the World Institute, identifies the empowerment of women and girls as essential in ending hunger, extreme poverty, and malnutrition around the world and in the United States.

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Social And Cultural Issues