America Ranks Second in Child Poverty

A new report from UNICEF has found that thirty million children live in poverty in thirty-five of the richest countries in the world. Of these countries, the U.S. ranks second behind Romania in relative child poverty – far behind other developed countries like Canada and the U.K.

The director of the National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan, Sheldon Danziger, says of the report, “Among rich countries, the U.S. is exceptional. We are exceptional in our tolerance of poverty.”

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                                                                                                                               Julia Krieger

Project Specialist

Campaign Consultation, Inc.

 

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Julia Krieger

I have extensive experience coordinating communications and outreach initiatives focused on health and social issues. In my current position as Project Specialist, I provide communications technical assistance to regional and federal efforts within the National Partnership for Action initiative, with support from the Office of Minority Health. I am a former Peace Corps volunteer who worked on health and social affairs projects in the Federated States of Micronesia. Read more.

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