October 2, 2014
The latest U.S. Census data show some promising signs of economic recovery for families, including the fact that the child poverty rate decreased for the first time since the recession. Here are some of the latest statistics:
There’s still much work to be done, however, as poverty rates remain high and disparities persist:
You can help us begin to tackle some of the issues affecting children right now by creating awareness. Share this infographic with your colleagues, family and friends via Email, Facebook and Twitter. (You can use the Share Buttons above!) Make sure that they know the latest statistics when it comes to our city’s children and encourage them to get involved as well.
And please consider supporting CCC’s research, data analysis and child advocacy by making a donation now or join us at our October 28th Celebration Breakfast to support our work and learn more about what you can do to make a difference.