President Obama announced Wednesday he plans for ask Congress for $12 billion over the next ten...
Orange County’s poverty rate is declining by some measures – but not by others.
Laila Bell, director of research and data at NC Child, says North Carolina’s modest economic recovery is doing little to help those who need the most.
The Poverty Research Fund has risen from the ashes of the UNC Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity.
A recent report finds Chapel Hill’s poverty rate is cut in half once off-campus students are taken out of the equation.Read More
A Carrboro High School student went to Washington last week to press for change on issues of poverty, hunger and climate change.Read More
FSA Council has chosen two zones to begin a pilot program aimed at creating a pipeline to success for children living in poverty.Read More
The number of people living in poverty grew more in North Carolina than anywhere else in the nation.Read More
Orange County is the wealthiest county in the state by per capita income–but our poverty rate is also above the state average, and it’s not just students.Read More