Poverty in the News

  • New Yorkers ask, “So where’s my bailout?”
  • Federal bailouts and tax cuts rescue financial giants but not low-income people
  • Minneapolis’ former library chief working once again to end homelessness
  • U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) announces $36.7 million in grants for homeless programs
  • Florida agency provides housing for growing number of homeless women veterans
  • Mentally ill Tennessee man arrested for living in portable toilet
  • Michigan church donates portable toilets for use by downtown homeless population; public urination can lead to sex-offender status
  • Atlanta Muslim group feeds 1,000 homeless people
  • Kansas City police officers help homeless man find stability