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Scarlett at bestmswprograms.com got in touch today with a link to a comprehensive infographic about US suburban poverty. For an understanding of the general concept it is hard to think of a better one-page resource. A social work approach to suburban poverty is valuable for its high level view. Thanks, Scarlett.
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Toronto child poverty rate at ‘epidemic’ levels. Toronto activists call on city mayoral candidates to address Toronto’s “epidemic” child poverty rate which is the highest in Canada, tied with Saint John, NB
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Is America Dreaming? Brookings Institution
Pedestrians dying at disproportionate rates in America’s poorer neighborhoods. Many cities have made pedestrian safety a priority, but their efforts rarely focus on poorer areas, which have approximately double the fatality rates of wealthier communities governing.com
image: Works Progress Administration traffic safety poster from 1937 via Wikimedia Commons