Childhood poverty can have lifelong consequences-- and these consequences can even stretch into future generations.
Detroit’s finances are in recovery, but the city’s long-term residents still need assistance to rebuild their financial lives.
The economic recovery is not helping public schools—total spending on public schools has fallen since the end of the recession.
What interventions are most effective at improving the academic success of young men of color?
These policies may hurt the very children they should be helping.
One goal of the My Brother's Keeper initiative is to keep boys and young men of color safe from violent crime. Given recent events, this is a formidable challenge for those engaged with local programs.
We are shortchanging the very children who most need a strong start and the parents who are working hard to give their children a better life.