Search Tags: poverty
A Wider Circle furnishes homes, provides clothing and trains people for the workforce in the D.C. area.
A school that helps improve the lives of poverty-stricken Appalachian women is expanding its reach outside Kentucky to areas in Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia.
In the areas of D.C. that experience 40-50 percent of homelessness and poverty, one local organization is making sure art is accessible to underprivileged youth.
The experience of eating just $5 worth of food a day left its mark on Montgomery County officials who said they were left hungry and humbled by what thousands of families in their own community suffer regularly.
New census figures show one in four Baltimore residents living in poverty.
The idea that poverty is limited to big cities and urban living is changing in the capital region as childhood poverty rates spike in D.C., Maryland and Virginia, according to a new report.
A recent study shows fewer children in Washington are living in neighborhoods with high concentrations of poverty. But the District of Columbia still holds a higher concentrated poverty rate than any state and ranks 10th-worst among large U.S. cities.
Tags: Annie E. Casey Foundation,
Hi: 41 °F | Lo: 28 °F