Library – Poverty

RUPRI Participates in first  convening of the White House Rural Council and the National Association of Counties –  Opportunity for All: Building a Brighter Future for Rural Families.  Today, the Administration announced new efforts to build on ongoing progress to combat rural child poverty. Working hand-in-hand with county leaders to build a brighter future for rural kids and families

RUPRI Participates in first convening of the White House Rural Council and the National Association of Counties – Opportunity for All: Building a Brighter Future for Rural Families. Today, the Administration announced new efforts to build on ongoing progress to combat rural child poverty. Working hand-in-hand with county leaders to build a brighter future for rural kids and families

    ANNOUNCEMENT: Between 2012 and 2014, child poverty fell further than it had since 2000, indicating that the economic recovery is starting to improve prospects for poor families. Still, in 2014, roughly 2.5 million children in rural areas were poor and approximately 1.2 million children lived in rural families…