ending child poverty

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Jeffrey Sachs: Ending child poverty is within reach

Children are not only our most precious possession but also our most fragile. This may not seem correct: we are reminded constantly of the indomitable human spirit, of children rising from great poverty and hardship to the greatest heights of success. Such examples warm our hearts and yet mislead our judgment. Countless children suffer lifetimes

Housing could play the biggest role in ending child poverty

It was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who wrote, more than 50 years ago, “The curse of poverty has no justification in our age.” Yet poverty continues, and quite often it’s children who feel the curse the most. One in three poor people in the United States is a child. This summer, a Bangor grandfather