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Combating Childhood Poverty
Combating Childhood Poverty
Item#: 74
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Running Time: 26 minutes
G 9-Adult
Rory O'Connor

 

 

 

 

One of every four American children lives in poverty. How can childhood poverty be reduced? What role, if any, should the federal government play? This program examines two federally funded programs that are making a real difference in the lives of poor children in two very distinct communities and talks with America's leading advocate for children.

In one of New York City's poorest neighborhoods, the Rheedlen Center is working to combat the effects of youth poverty by providing quality preventive social services to children and their families.