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See Poverty Rates in Your State & Congressional District


TalkPoverty exists in part to demonstrate that our nation already knows what works to dramatically reduce poverty. All we lack is the political will to do it. Part of this…

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Senior Poverty: Now You Know


If you listened only to the cable news debates on the future of Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid, you’d never know. If you read only…

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A First Step Towards Fixing Child Care


One of the most important things we can do to help working families in poverty reach the middle classis is promote access to safe, high-quality…

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