Let’s Get Serious About Poverty

What to Do About the New Census Data

Melissa Boteach and Joy Moses discuss the new poverty data, what we can do to reduce rising poverty, and why it's important to focus on poverty amid other problems.

What does the new data show about poverty in the United States? What can we do to reduce poverty? Why should we focus on cutting poverty amid other domestic priorities?

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Melissa Boteach

Senior Vice President, Poverty to Prosperity Program

Joy Moses

Senior Policy Analyst