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 →
The Census Bureau released the 2009 poverty and income data on Sept. 16. The data reveal that last year 3.7 million additional people fell into poverty, for a total of 43.6 million, the largest number since the census began publishing the data in 1959.