Gabby Ortiz

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Helping Children in Hidden Rural Poverty

When many people hear <i>child poverty in America</i>, the first stereotype is an inner-city child and discussions about solutions to poverty often focus on concentrated poverty in urban areas. But in a nation where over 16 million children, more than one in five, are poor, the plain truth is that child …

Want to Move Kids Out of Poverty? Then Protect the Middle Class

A new analysis shows that regions with a healthy middle class also have more upward mobility for the poor.<p>The Center for American Progress is out with a new bit of research showing that in parts of the country that are more heavily middle class, there also tends to be more upward mobility for the …

Can You Fight Poverty by Paying Kids to Go to School?

The issue has even broken through the thick partisan firewall that typically defines the debate. Former GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, for one, has made it a personal mission to put poverty back on his party’s agenda by offering a plan that would encourage innovation at the state level …

Food poverty: Experts issue malnutrition health warning

<b>More people are suffering from malnutrition as a result of worsening food poverty, experts have warned.</b><p>The Faculty of Public Health said conditions like rickets were becoming more apparent because people could not afford quality food in their diet.<p>It comes after health figures recently revealed a …

Poverty inquiry finds growing inequality in schools

Parents are increasingly struggling to pay for their children's school uniform, lunches and study equipment, a report on child poverty will warn this autumn.<p>The Children's Commission on Poverty, an 18-month inquiry that is due to report to the government in the coming weeks, has heard that …