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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Child homelessness increases in America
poor, sad little child girl sitting against the concrete wall

Like it or not, poverty among families in America is increasing. Families are ever struggling to keep up with the economy's recovery, while on the job front recovery is painfully slow.  The housing market has picked up once more and loans for residential homes are trickling down to qualified buyers. A majority of the non-qualified section of society are desperate to rent, even without a proper job or the right income as people need shelter for their

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A Corporate approach to tackling poverty
Would we want our children lying on the street, neglected, forsaken, hungry, malnourished and near coma state?

Poverty has continued to dog humanity forever. Like it or not, people seem to never get out of poverty. Many plans and strategies have come and gone, yet poverty remains. True the situation has gotten better, poverty has been alleviated, but it cannot explain the near 1 billion children who still live in poverty.  That fact is startling and stares us daily in our faces. Poverty comes in many different forms. Poverty means lack of "any material substance." 

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Homeless Teens face barriers to education
A young boy about age 15 carries mud to a construction site.  Photo: Sushree

Homelessness is terrifying. Especially when it comes to children, growing teenagers, such instability can be paralyzing mentally and physically. They face the harshest uncertainties growing up and facing the real world without a support system - where parents have abandoned them and they are crutching along on a broken down Foster Care system, the paralysis these children undergo is complete. Children require stability to guide them through their

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