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domingo, 22 de marzo de 2015

Class in America: Want to Get Ahead? Try Church

Class in America: Want to Get Ahead? Try Church
 - It's just one manifestation of growing inequality in family income and wealth that's left poor children with less support. Richard Aguilar is an Episcopal ...

The Kindling of the Class War

The Kindling of the Class War
  - Meanwhile in America, economic inequality has been on the rise for more than 30 years, home ownership is at a 20-year low, most people have no ...

Atlanta is the most unequal city in America -- here's why

Atlanta is the most unequal city in America -- here's why
 - stagnant, making it the most unequal city in America for the second year in a row, according to a Brookings Institution report on income inequality.

The most important divide in America today is growing

The most important divide in America today is growing
 - Among the educated elite the traditional family is thriving: fewer than 10% of births to female college graduates are outside marriage–a figure that is ...


Oakland nonprofit, Global Glimpsem, takes students around the world

Oakland nonprofit, Global Glimpsem, takes students around the world
 - Global Glimpse is different because these are kids from underserved communities, who could never really afford to travel to Latin America for 18 days ...

Latino community weighs in on mandatory voting

Latino community weighs in on mandatory voting
 - Right now, about 500,000 Latinos are registered to vote in Arizona. ... "People that don't understand the basics of an election or the basics of an issue ...

40 Percent of Elderly Puerto Ricans Live in Extreme Poverty

40 Percent of Elderly Puerto Ricans Live in Extreme Poverty
 - Roughly 40 percent of Puerto Ricans aged 65 and older, who make up around 16 percent of the Caribbean island's population, live in ...

Bishop urges faithful worldwide to support Haiti's Catholic schools

Bishop urges faithful worldwide to support Haiti's Catholic schools
 - Haiti's earthquake in 2010 exacted a major toll on educational facilities. ... The World Bank reports that 24 per cent of Haitians live in abject poverty.

Scandals, protests, weak growth: is Latin America's left in retreat?

Scandals, protests, weak growth: is Latin America's left in retreat?
 - Social welfare programmes, such as the bolsa familia cash handouts, had sharply reduced extreme poverty. Brazil was pre-eminent in a Latin America ...


Black and Latino families twice as likely as others to be low-income

Black and Latino families twice as likely as others to be low-income
 - Black and Latino families twice as likely as others to be low-income ... of Hispanic families and 49 percent of black families are either in poverty or earn ...

Schenectady, Troy leads state in minority youth in poverty

Schenectady, Troy leads state in minority youth in poverty
 - Seventy-one percent of Latino children in Schenectady and 74 percent of black children in Troy live below the poverty line — a rate that is far higher ...

New Census Reveals Startling Child Poverty Statistics in NYS

New Census Reveals Startling Child Poverty Statistics in NYS
 - One out of three in Albany, in Schenectady I think it's close to two thirds, and in Troy I think it's 59 percent of Latino children living below the poverty ...

Childhood poverty an 'epidemic' in NY cities

Childhood poverty an 'epidemic' in NY cities
 - In Rochester, 59 percent of Latino children lived in poverty, with black children following closely behind. And 51 percent of Asian children lived under ...

Alarming" childhood poverty rates plague upstate NY cities

Alarming" childhood poverty rates plague upstate NY cities
 - In some major upstate cities, the child poverty rates are as high as 73 ... In Binghamton, 66 percent of Latino children lived in poverty, with black and ...

Kerry Washington rouses in speech on LGBT rights

Kerry Washington rouses in speech on LGBT rights
 - When black people today tell me that they don't believe in gay marriage… the first thing that I say is 'please don't let anybody try to get you to vote ...