The U.N. finds growing numbers of Americans are living in the most impoverished circumstances. How did we get here? This article shows us that child poverty isn't something distant, it is something that we face here in the US. It also shows us several examples of how we got to this point and what we can do to help.
The REAL victims of the bankcrisis in the US - children! Foreclosures continue to wreak havoc on the american people. This short documentary focuses on a family and other children who live in poverty. It shows how it affects the children and the way the grow and develop. The shocking facts are even more heartbreaking when you hear them coming straight from children.
What does poverty mean for kids? In 1989, Canada's parliament made a promise to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. It's now 2014 and millions of c... Even though this video focuses on poverty in Canada, it still gives us a good idea of what poverty looks and feels like to children. It's hard to look through the eyes of a child and try to feel how they would, but this is a good way to get a glimpse of it.
If we want to help kids, it's time to focus on money, not marriage. This article shows us how the United States focuses more on how to help poor people behave and less on what we can do to fix child poverty. The US wants to help more with marital problems when what we should be doing is improving quality of life. Many policies and programs can be put in our improved to help aid in ending child poverty.
More than 13 million children in America are poor. Will you take a stand to #EndPoverty? Join the conversation #TalkPoverty There are a few tabs on this page, but I'm focusing on the tab on how to help end child poverty. Most things that need to be done are things that the government needs to do such as making sure that parents have jobs, giving children opportunities for education, and implementing programs that can help. Most importantly it says that we can help, and we don't have to be stuck with the second highest child poverty rate.
Find out how you can help end child poverty here: https://www.walgreens.com/topic/promotion/rednoseday.jsp This video shows us many scary statistics about child poverty in the United States that many people aren't aware of. They use cake as a way to represent issues and children. It's an interesting take on making dark things more appealing and making others want to help.