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The Colorado Food Insecurity Mitigation Program
Food insecurity is a serious issue impacting nearly one in ten Coloradans directly and every Coloradan indirectly through negative impacts on workforce participation, increased physical, mental, and behavioral health costs, ...
Addressing Poverty Through Technical Training
In the United States, the Millennial Generation has experienced economic instability and struggled to obtain financial security. An analysis of the current situation revealed that this generation has struggled to find ...
The Surprising Interactive Effect of Race and High Poverty on Food Insecurity
Existing research has identified multiple factors contributing to food insecurity in the United States – notably, among others, race and poverty. However, it is unknown how these factors interact to create variations in ...
A Proposal to Lift Individuals and Families Out of Poverty and Put Them on a Path to Upward Mobility
The minimum wage was enacted by Congress in 1938 to be a wage floor. Once created, the value steadily rose up until 1968 but since then, the value of the federal minimum wage has steadily declined. Today, an individual ...
Patterns of Poverty: A Regional Exploration of Poverty in America
Existing research on American poverty largely focuses on the national average experience of poverty, offering sweeping conclusions. This article describes regional differences in poverty outcomes, challenging the notion ...