#Poverty

  • Article: New Jersey High School Installs Free Laundromat for Students in Need
    Education

    New Jersey High School Installs Free Laundromat for Students in Need

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 21, 2018

    After being bullied at school for dirty clothing, students can now reclaim their dignity. Read more

  • Article: Poverty Still Crushes Greece as Financial Bailout Comes to Close
    Citizenship

    Poverty Still Crushes Greece as Financial Bailout Comes to Close

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 20, 2018

    “I wake up in the morning to a nightmare.” Read more

  • Article: Texas Inmate's Suicide Highlights Need to End Cash Bail, Advocates Say
    Citizenship

    Texas Inmate's Suicide Highlights Need to End Cash Bail, Advocates Say

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 20, 2018

    Cash bail has enormous consequences for people living in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Hunger by the Sea: Human Stories of Food Poverty Told Through Animation
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger by the Sea: Human Stories of Food Poverty Told Through Animation

    Aug. 17, 2018

    "Most people just can’t afford to pay rent and buy food." Read more

  • Article: Polygamy Breeds Poverty for Kenyan Women and Children
    Girls & Women

    Polygamy Breeds Poverty for Kenyan Women and Children

    Aug. 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Having multiple wives is common in about a quarter of the world's nations. Read more

  • Article: Pearl Jam Raises Millions for Seattle's Homeless With Two Shows
    Citizenship

    Pearl Jam Raises Millions for Seattle's Homeless With Two Shows

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 13, 2018

    The band hadn’t played their hometown in five years. Read more

  • Article: Ludacris Is Quietly Buying Groceries for Atlanta Shoppers in Need
    Food & Hunger

    Ludacris Is Quietly Buying Groceries for Atlanta Shoppers in Need

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 10, 2018

    The rapper has been spotted picking up the tab at Whole Foods. Read more

  • Article: The Paul Manafort Trial Shows How Tax Shelters Fuel Poverty and Inequality
    Citizenship

    The Paul Manafort Trial Shows How Tax Shelters Fuel Poverty and Inequality

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 9, 2018

    Tax shelters hold an estimated at $7.6 trillion. Read more