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National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

High rates of child poverty and income inequality in the U.S. can be reduced, but effective, widespread, and long-lasting change will require shifts in both national policy and the economy.

National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Poverty can impede children’s ability to learn and contribute to social, emotional, and behavioral problems.

National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

45 percent of all children in the U.S. – 32.4 million – live in low-income families.  

National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Research is clear that poverty is the single greatest threat to children’s well-being.  

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