Faces of Poverty

“I make sure I’m grounded by that experience of growing up in poverty.”

~ Charles
Where there's a you, there's a way
Faces of Poverty

“We did not speak English nor did we have housing.”

~ Ellen
Where there's a you, there's a way
Faces of Poverty

“The conditions were terrifying.”

~ Nat
Where there's a you, there's a way
Faces of Poverty

“All he wanted to do was read and complete a crossword puzzle.”

~ LJ
Where there's a you, there's a way
Faces of Poverty

“But there’s hope. There’s a silver lining around every cloud.”

~ Tonya
Where there's a you, there's a way
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Faces of Poverty

“I make sure I’m grounded by that experience of growing up in poverty.”

~ Charles
Where there's a you, there's a way
Faces of Poverty

“We did not speak English nor did we have housing.”

~ Ellen
Where there's a you, there's a way
Faces of Poverty

“The conditions were terrifying.”

~ Nat
Where there's a you, there's a way
Faces of Poverty

“All he wanted to do was read and complete a crossword puzzle.”

~ LJ
Where there's a you, there's a way
Faces of Poverty

“But there’s hope. There’s a silver lining around every cloud.”

~ Tonya
Where there's a you, there's a way

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(All statistics from the 2017 Poverty Facts Sheet by Elana Delavega, PhD MSW the Department of Social Work and Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, The University of Memphis.)

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