The Poverty Pyramid: Who’s Got it Worst in America?

A child eating her lunch with other children in the background. Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

For all the prevalence of poverty and childhood poverty in America, it surprises me that we don’t talk about it more openly as a nation, or deepen the conversation to a level where we feel like we’re actually learning something. The few times when we do really stand out.

Earlier this year I had the privilege of attending a presentation on “Toxic Inequality,” featuring the…

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Lily Casura, MSW

Lily Casura, MSW

Focused on using data as a tool in research & policy decisions. IWMF grantee. NASW-TX and Tableau Public award winner. UTSA, Harvard honors grad. Ph.D. student.