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HUNGER IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

Date: September 19, 2014

Last Updated: September 21, 2014


Almost 30% of Bronx residents are living in poverty. According to the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, 48% of our borough's children live in “food insecure” homes, which means, that for nearly every Bronx child eating dinner tonight, there's one going to bed hungry. These are troubling statistics for the twenty-first century. What will it take to realize the vivid change we’ve all imagined? READ MORE...

OVERCOMING POVERTY

Date: September 19, 2014

Last Updated: September 21, 2014

 

Many people believe that employment is unequivocally the way out of poverty. However, of the hundreds of thousands of New York City families living below the poverty line, more than 46% are in households headed by the gainfully employed (according NYC DCA's Office of Financial Empowerment).  READ MORE...

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