TalkPoverty.org is a project which is dedicated to demonstrating that we know how to dramatically reduce poverty. if we create the political will, we can cut poverty by half in ten years.
Poverty in America collects data from people living in poverty by those dedicated to the fight against poverty and gets involved with local, state and national organizations to take action.
www.TalkPoverty.org offers a bridge between local and national voices, grassroots activism and policy work, and those who are struggling and those who are more economically secure.
TalkPoverty.org allows you to discover a vibrant antipoverty community and place you in it.
New York's 14ht Congressional District, where www.cimages.me is published, shows the following data.
Indicators Report Year: 2014
18.7% -2.8% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of people in the state who fell below the official poverty line ($23,834 for a family of four) in 2013. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau ACS).
Female Poverty Rate
21.2% -4.5% worse than U.S. avg.
African American Poverty Rate
17.3% +10.3% better than U.S. avg.
Asian American Poverty Rate
19.1% -6.4% worse than U.S. avg.
Latino Poverty Rate
23.2% +1.6% better than U.S. avg.
Child Poverty Rate
26.3% -4.5% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of children under 18 in the state living in related families below the official poverty line ($23,834 for a family of four) in 2013. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau ACS).
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