Programs and services that alleviate the impact of poverty on people are vitally important. But rather than treating the impact of poverty, let’s work to prevent it in the first place.
Policies and practices that take into account the fact that low-income families not only make less, but also spend more are essential for reducing poverty long term.
No one behavior defines an entire group or class of people. However, many of those who suffer in poverty, dependence, and need, do so because of systemic barriers to success.
For many people who are already struggling to make ends meet, the payday loan industry is a vicious cycle that adds to poverty.
By John Berry, Chief Executive Officer, St. Vincent de Paul Georgia It is unlikely that there is anyone who would disagree with the premise that we should work to end poverty and the suffering that poverty creates. No one wants to see people […]
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