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People in your community are going hungry. Find out why and what you can do to help. Brandon Everest's SOC 201 class at NMC take an in-depth look at food inequality and how it impacts the most vulnerable in northern Michigan.
What are the top ten poorest counties in Michigan in 2014? Ranked by median household income.
This video provides an introduction to research on poverty at the University of Michigan, and a new initiative that UM is launching.
*I Do Not Own This Video* The town of Flint, Michigan, a miniscule point on the map, recently drew national attention through documentary film maker Michael Moore. Moore, a Flint native, wrote and directed the documentary Roger and Me about the darker side of capitalism and General Motors. Omar McGee, another Flint native, picks up where Moore left off with Flint Town Kids, a documentary showing the African American dark side of Flint. Flint is predominantly populated by African Americans who migrated from the south after Reconstruction. Flint can be viewed as a microcosm of America's poverty stricken urban areas. Once abandoned by General Motors, Flint became one of the poorest urban areas in the country. Flint Town Kids captures the bleak setting in which these Flint natives exist. It po...
Get more Tips here! www.destinationtips.com Are you thinking of relocating somewhere in the States? Make sure you take a look at the 12 worst places to live in the U.S. before you make any decisions about your next home base. 12. St. Louis, Missouri Over 14% of St. Louis’ population is living below the poverty line. Out of 100,000 residents, every year 35.3 are murdered, which ranks it as one of America’s most dangerous cities too. 11. Reno, Nevada Reno was the gambling capital of the US until Las Vegas was developed and “The Biggest Little City in the World” has been in economic decline ever since. Reno experiences nearly 39 annual crimes per 1,000 residents. 10. Modesto, California Despite being home to the largest winery in the world, the unemployment rate was nearly 13% in 2014. ...
The city of Detroit, MI has districts that have been stricken with poverty. Abandoned houses, homeless families, and overcrowded soup kitchens are far too present in the city. Poverty is such a demanding issue, not just around Detroit but in areas all over the country. It's upsetting to see an area which was once so prosperous become a ghost time, teeming with crime, drug trade, gangs, and violence. All pictures are taken in Detroit, Highland Park, and Dearborn, MI. Video edited in 2011, updating wording, title, and description. Music: Rendition of "Fix You" by Coldplay.
The latest kids count report is out and shows the number of children living in poverty is staggering. That number is only growing. Here's how this latest data is impacting the community and what resources are available.
Industrial Ghosts - USA (2013): Unemployment, poverty, gangs and drugs are just a few of the many problems facing the city of Detroit, labelled by some as 'America's warzone' Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For similar stories see our Economy in Crisis playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE490E4AC9D65A878 Homeless and Hopeless in Detroit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVHeulY__LQ Detroit: From Motown to Murder Town: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aUUuTBVypk Detroit was once the symbol of America's industrial power; the birthplace of Ford, the assembly line and the home of GM. But now it feels more like a ghost town littered with abandoned buildings. In 1913 Detroit was booming but when the...
More info: http://www.nwm.org/community/poverty-reduction/traverse-bay-pri/ The "Survive a 'Month' in Poverty" workshop in Traverse City, hosted by the Traverse Bay Poverty Reduction Initiative (PRI), and co-sponsored by Northwestern Michigan College and Michigan State University North, helped give more than 100 participants a better understanding of what it is like to live in poverty.
Stacey Dooley Investigates
All i ever hear from people is they are in poverty and that is why they did it or do it or that is why there is violence . What a lame excuse ! You do not see me pissing money away on bad habits or stealing shit.
A powerful short film about motherless children in Greensboro, NC. A fact that is overlooked in society about the poverty and homeless problem in this country. Part of the first annual Welfare Reform Liaison Project Copycents Film Festival. According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, 1.35 million U.S. children are homeless on any given night. (2000) Families with children are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population, accounting for almost 41% of the nation's homeless. (2005) In 2003, children under the age of 18 accounted for 39% of the homeless population. 42% of homeless children are under the age of five. Nearly 20% of homeless children lack a regular source of medical care. Homeless children are hungry more than twice as often as other ...