The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data on poverty in 2011. Just looking at these headline numbers, however, misses some of the most important things the data tells us about growing income inequality, the state of the middle-class and more.Visit link →
Catholic Nuns took over Richmond in early July with an inspiring visit to the Virginia Interfaith Center as part of their Nuns on the Bus Tour, a nine-state road trip aimed at raising awareness about family poverty and concern over the House Republican budget proposal. The sisters shared heartwarming stories about the people they met and service organizations they visited throughout their tour. They rallied local advocates to be engaged in the political process and to voice concerns about budgets that makes cuts to the programs and services assisting the most vulnerable in our communities.