Poverty

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A project that relies on community donations is helping those who are less fortunate in and around Cleveland. Give Box Cleveland consists of several wood boxes placed in Cleveland’s neighborhoods that serve as a place for donors to store non-perishable food, toiletries, and inspirational messages. From lip balm to toothpaste, dried pasta to […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland is one of the neediest cities in America, coming in second only to Detroit. According to WalletHub, Cleveland has some of the highest poverty rates in the country, tying with Detroit for highest child poverty rate and falling second for highest adult poverty rate.   READ MORE: News5Cleveland.com Article Courtesy of WEWS News […]

The HUD Secretary also said that a ‘wrong mindset’ will keep people poor.   Ben Carson made another tone-deaf statement Wednesday with saying that poverty is merely a “state of mind” in a new Sirius XM interview, reports The Huffington Post. Carson added that someone with the “wrong mindset” who has been given “everything in the world” […]

California residents are currently battling a record-breaking drought, but that hasn’t stopped some of its richest residents from demanding their lawns be put first when…

In an effort to help tackle issues of poverty pushed to the forefront recently by President Barack Obama, advocates for the poor are urging him to…

  (RNN) – Raising the United States’ minimum wage would boost the income of millions of Americans, but hundreds of thousands would lose their jobs according to a study by the Central Budget Office. The Central Budget Office projects that raising the U.S. minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 by 2016 would cost about a […]

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – “More month than money.  So, I guess I’ll be hitting the food banks,” said Mr. James Brewer. That’s the new reality for tens of thousands in the Buckeye State and more than 47-million around the country. Mr. James Brewer is getting hit with a reduction of his already meager monthly food stamp […]

  Maryland was ranked at number one, while Ohio came in at 30th.   Women in the United States earn an average of 77 cents for every dollar that men make, face many barriers to reproductive health care and are significantly underrepresented in leadership roles. But the worst state for women by far is Louisiana, […]

A Christian economic professor has argued that the problem of poverty is based less on a lack of material goods and more about “broken relationships.” Dr.…

Women who attempted get abortions but were denied are three times as likely to fall into poverty than those whose efforts were not blocked, a recent study conducted by researchers at University of California San Francisco found. UCSF’s Bixby Center on Global Reproductive Health examined 3,000 interviews conducted with over 1,000 women from across the […]

The U.S. Census Bureau is expected to announce this Wednesday, September 12, that America’s poverty rate is the worst in 50 years. In light of…