Welfare Watch July 24, 2015 -  More children are in poverty today than before the Great Recession

More children are in poverty today than before the Great Recession

Laura Santhanam and Megan Hickey July 21, 2015 at 12:01 AM EDT - PBS NEWSHOUR 

One out of five American children live in poverty, and we have the Great Recession to blame.

That’s according to a new report out today from the Annie E. Casey Foundation that tracks the overall well-being of children in the 
United States.

Today, 22 percent of children live in poverty, up from 18 percent in 2008.

READ MORE http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/childhood-well-study/ 

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