At KACAP, we strive to be your portal to the best resources and research in the fight against poverty. Here is where we provide our favorite insights into the struggle to address the causes and conditions of poverty.
At least 21 million people—8 million workers and their families—rely on low-wage jobs in the federally-supported economy, that is, jobs with firms that receive a significant portion of their revenue from federal funds. DEMOS is doing a series of research papers that explore how a redesign of this system could bring 20 MILLION people into the middle class. Read More Here.
The 2012 poverty rate for American Indians and Alaska Natives was one of the highest in the country at 29.1 percent, compared to 15.9 percent for the overall population. If this fact shocks you as it did us, read the new report from Half In Ten.