Leadership & Poverty

Article on Shifting Demographics on Poverty


According to this article, even though overall poverty has dropped from 27% in 1967 to 16% in 2012, the demographics have shifted.  Today, less Blacks and elderly are in poverty, more Hispanics and Whites are in poverty, and poverty in America is more evenly dispersed regionally, but still greatest in the South.  As America embraces for the challenges of the future, what type of leadership do we need to realistically reduce poverty in America?

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