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08 Oct 2014

Children’s Defense Fund Releases New Poverty Fact Sheet

Children’s Defense Fund Releases New Poverty Fact Sheets
Many children who suffer from abuse or neglect come from families undergoing financial hardship. Two new fact sheets from the Children’s Defense Fund analyzed census data to provide a picture of trends surrounding child poverty in America:http://casaforchildren.us1.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=02cbe9f31da0196304d855519&id=4c935c4451&e=3abd649d6d

Child Poverty dropped nationally for the first time since 2000, but 8.8% of children still live in extreme poverty. Read the full National Analysis
Forty-two states still have higher child poverty rates than pre-recession, and children of color continue to suffer disproportionately from poverty. Read the full State Analysis.http://casaforchildren.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=02cbe9f31da0196304d855519&id=db10cd2b35&e=3abd649d6d