It’s time we give poverty, particularly child poverty, the attention it deserves. A good place to start would be the first presidential debate in Denver on October 3. Were Jim Lehrer to ask the candidates how they would address child poverty as president, it would kick off a long-overdue dialogue on poverty in America.Visit link →
Here in Arkansas, it sometimes appears that we have escaped the worst of the recession. Arkansas’s unemployment rate of 7.5 percent remains well below the national average. Why then do one in four Arkansas children have insufficient food — among the highest rates in the nation?