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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.
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.
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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.
One question has persisted since the full extent of the Flint water crisis emerged: Would this have happened in a wealthier, whiter community? (Jan. 22) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Get updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNews The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings. AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news a...
More Americans than ever before are spending time in jail despite a drop in the crime rate in the past two decades. That's according to a new report that also found that a disproportionate number of people in jail suffer from mental illness. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Nicholas Turner of the Vera Institute of Justice and Margo Schlanger of the University of Michigan.
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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...
Students participated in a three-hour poverty simulation Oct. 30 to learn about what life is like for those who live in poverty. The students were grouped into “families” and had to navigate through a variety of challenges to meet their basic needs.
The latest kids count report is out and shows the number of children living in poverty is staggering. That number is only growing. Elizabeth Crenshaw shows us how this latest data is impacting the community and what resources are available.
The poverty simulation experience is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month to month. It is a simulation, not a game. The object is to sensitize participants to the realities faced by low-income people.
Federal poverty level (fpl) healthcare. Georgia department of community 2017 masshealth income standards and federal poverty guidelinesfederal guidelines for lifeline. Department of health and human services (hhs) has released the federal poverty level (fpl) guidelines for 2017. Making less than 138 percent of fpl in a state that expanded their medicaid program may qualify you for or chip. An income less than 100 percent of fpl is considered below the poverty line 31 jan 2017 u. 2017 federal poverty level information 2017 fpl obamacare2017 federal poverty level guidelines zane benefits. Family 1 feb 2017 the following income levels are used to determine enrollment in wisconsin's effective february 1. Annual income limits annual federal poverty guideline (fpg)2017 guidelines 135. Poverty gu...
Poverty reigns here.