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The Big Picture vs. The Little Things

KACAP has been a proud part of the #TalkPoverty movement since its inception. The goal is to get communities, and yes, politicians and policy makers, to talk about poverty and its impact on our communities. 

However, researchers have discovered a Word Gap between children of economically secure and low-income families. This investigation from NPR explores whether or not talking itself could be a pathway out of poverty.

UPDATE JUNE 2014: The organization Too Small to Fail, has taken up the banner of fighting the Word Gap, and they have some powerful, BI-PARTISAN, support to do it. Read More.