Ending Poverty for Educators

Poverty is complex, but the solutions to ending it are not. Nearly 44 million people are living in poverty in the US--over 14 percent of our population. Despite past successes in our country that have moved millions out of poverty, it remains. Empowering people to lift themselves out of poverty requires an investment in each other. It ultimately requires shining a light on what our priorities are and looking at how well we take care of those that are most vulnerable. Poverty is complex, but the solutions to ending it are not:

A look at the numbers…

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Poverty icon Chapter 8 Questions: Ending Poverty and Building Common Wealth

Ending Poverty Chapter

Poverty icon Ending Poverty in America        Poverty icon Ending Homelessness: A Dream with a Plan
Poverty icon 0.7% of Wealth: A Small Price to End Global Extreme Poverty        Poverty icon Building Prosperity from the Ground Up

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