Child Poverty – America and Connecticut are failing our youngest…
In 2001, a Connecticut Commission set the goal of reducing child poverty by 50% over the next decade. Ten years later, the poverty rate hadn’t gone down, in fact it had doubled.
And the problem remains as severe today, a decade and a half after the state of Connecticut committed to make a profound impact on the level of child poverty in the state.
As Connecticut Voices for Children recently reported,
But as CT Voices goes on to explain,
Failing our children is not only a Connecticut legacy, it has become the Child Poverty – America and Connecticut are failing our youngest… - Wait What?: