At the Voices for Children conference held Tuesday, July 28th, Sandy Oxley CEO presented a year-in-review update and those attending heard about state and federal policy initiatives. 378 more words
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3 Million More Children in Poverty Since 2008; 39% of Black and 33% Hispanic Youth Living in Poverty
Washington Examiner — Ever since President Obama took office, the poverty rate among children has soared to 22 percent, with three million more children living in poor conditions, according to an authoritative new report released Tuesday. 63 more words
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — More than one-fourth of Tennessee children are living in poverty, up from a few years ago during the Great Recession, according to a… 444 more words
The No. 1 state in the nation for the well-being of a child is Minnesota. But not all the state’s children – specifically, non-whites – are equally well off. 412 more words
EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) – Children living in poverty is a sad truth that advocates say needs to change.
The annual “Kids Count” report for Illinois was released. 103 more words