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Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Project: Poverty in the United States

Library resources and suggested sources for the service learning Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Project.

United States Poverty Links

PBS News Hour: Poverty Rates Surge in the American Suburbs (2014)

When President Johnson declared a "War on Poverty" fifty years ago, images of American poverty focused on the inner-city and rural poor. What is the state of American poverty today? Megan Thompson reports on the less visible but growing number of poor in America's suburbs.

How Poverty is Measured in the United States (2014)

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