#Poverty

  • Article: Microsoft Will Spend $500 Million to Improve Affordable Housing in Seattle
    Citizenship

    Microsoft Will Spend $500 Million to Improve Affordable Housing in Seattle

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 17, 2019

    “A healthy business needs to be part of a healthy community.” Read more

  • Article: 3 Reasons Why the LA Teachers' Strike Is a Big Deal
    Education

    3 Reasons Why the LA Teachers' Strike Is a Big Deal

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 15, 2019

    Protesters are calling on California to support equal education. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Lends Land to Families Displaced by Rising Sea Levels and Erosion
    Environment

    Bangladesh Lends Land to Families Displaced by Rising Sea Levels and Erosion

    Jan. 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Villagers are receiving plots with fish ponds on a free lease to help them stay afloat. Read more

  • Article: This South African University Has a Food Bank So Students Can Concentrate on Their Studies
    Food & Hunger

    This South African University Has a Food Bank So Students Can Concentrate on Their Studies

    By Thato Mahlangu|Jan. 14, 2019

    Students should only be worrying about assignments. Read more

  • Article: How the Government Shutdown Could Hit America’s Poor the Hardest
    Food & Hunger

    How the Government Shutdown Could Hit America’s Poor the Hardest

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 11, 2019

    The future of crucial assistance programs like food stamps are uncertain. Read more

  • Article: Usher Calls on New York to End Cash Bail and Set an Example for the US
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Usher Calls on New York to End Cash Bail and Set an Example for the US

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 11, 2019

    On any given day, 16,000 people are in jail because they cannot afford to make bail. Read more

  • Article: This Chinese Village Is Fighting Poverty With Yoga
    Citizenship

    This Chinese Village Is Fighting Poverty With Yoga

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 11, 2019

    Lotus position. Shavanasa. Prosperity. Read more

  • Article: Half of the World's Poorest People Are Under 18, New Paper Says
    Citizenship

    Half of the World's Poorest People Are Under 18, New Paper Says

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 8, 2019

    The researchers also found that people living in poverty don’t necessarily live in rural areas. Read more