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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.
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.
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.
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.
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. ...
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...
With all the misleading stereotypes about people who live in poverty, it’s hard to maintain a positive self-image, especially as a teenager. But these young women know their identity is separate from their financial status — and their family’s struggles do not define their self-worth. Produced by: Dalton Cymbal, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Hailey Davenport, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Becca Messner, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Noelani Retz, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Mary Sier, Royal Oak High School, Michigan
Over the past year, the Poverty Reduction Initiative has recorded the experiences of Michigan residents who participated in Poverty Simulation Workshops across Michigan. This video is a compilation of their feelings, concerns and outcomes after experiencing a simulated "month" in poverty. The Poverty Simulation Workshop is a role-playing experience that offers the opportunity to learn more about the realties of living in conditions of poverty. Participants enter the workshop with a new identify and family profile. Participants experience one month of poverty compressed into the real time of the simulation (generally three hours total). Afterwards in the debriefing, they share insights of extraordinary vividness and intensity. As a result, ordinary people from all walks of life can sh...
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 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.
More than 5,000 people attend summit at COBO center to discuss ways to help the growing number of Michiganians in poverty.
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DONT MISS THE SECOND PART. We are participants of IICD Michigan and Humana People to People Brazil. We did the Fight Poverty program and this is the final product of our project. We travel one month for investigations in Brazil and we stay 4 months in a poor community in the rural area of Bahia state. We were part of the Child Aid project of Humana People to People, so we were part of the human development of the village call Bela Vista in Cansançao, Bahia. For more information of our programs go to www.iicdmichigan.org or write to firstname.lastname@example.org