Research proves that poverty has long-term effects on children well into adulthood. Limited or no access to adequate health coverage, educational inequality, and lack of resources are some of the many issues children living in poverty face worldwide. In the United States, data presented on children living in poverty, specifically children of color, is staggering. The article below provides recent data on child poverty in the U.S., the effects of child poverty into adulthood and a film: Poor Kids.
A link and citation to the article are below:
Boghani, P. (2017, November 22) How Poverty Can Follow Children Into Adulthood. FrontlinePBS, Retrieved from https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/how-poverty-can-follow-children-into-adulthood/
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