Experts point to the expanded child tax credit as key to this poverty yo-yo. When it ended, many lower-income families struggled to pay their bills or buy enough food.
Are you having a polycrisis? Can the world reduce the number of zero-dose children? Experts shared their views about global buzzwords that will be big this year. Here's the list and the definitions.
The U.S. has a long tradition of favoring old people over kids. A new paper investigates why.
In one month, the child poverty rate increased from 12.1 to 17 percent, the highest rate seen since Dec. 2020. Black and Latino children experienced an even higher rate of poverty.
January is the first month since July 2021 that more than 36 million families in the U.S. did not receive money from the expanded child tax credit program. For some, the consequences are already dire.
In Albany, N.Y., three men use their own experiences to set teens on the right path. Efforts by individuals can sometimes have an outsized impact in the fight against poverty.
A report by Save the Children finds the U.S. ranks 36 out of 175 nations when it comes to child poverty. Within the U.S., nearly a quarter of children growing up in rural America were poor in 2016.
It's been around in the U.S. for 3 years. It involves the selling of red noses to fight children's poverty. And it's definitely not a joke.
"New Mexico True" is the state's tourism campaign, but an advocacy group created "New Mexico Truth" as a parody to highlight a reality in the state: high child poverty and low graduation rates.