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Can the Feds Keep High-Poverty Schools From Being Dumping Grounds for Bad Teachers?
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, equal rights, poverty, teachers, opportunity )

Cal
- 33 days ago - takepart.com
The U.S. Department of Education plans to enforce policies designed to ensure that low-income, minority kids are taught by competent, highly qualified instructors.
I Was Too Poor for An Abortion
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, abortion, economics, women )

Freya
- 45 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
I was unemployed and attending college (fully paid for by a loving relative). My husband was working full-time at just a few cents above minimum wage. We could barely afford ourselves.
Support Chew On This ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, poverty, food, protection )

Cher
- 63 days ago - chewonthis.ca
Despite urging from Committees in the House of Commons, the Senate and the United Nations, Canada has no federal plan on poverty. We have no strategy in place to prevent the systemic causes of poverty for the 3.8 million people in Canada who struggle
Pledge to Celebrate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17th ! SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, poverty )

Cher
- 81 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
World leaders have committed themselves to cutting the number of people living in extreme poverty in half by 2015. That includes people whose income is less than one dollar a day. This is no easy feat, therefore working together is crucial.
57 Million Children Worldwide Are Being Left Behind ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, poverty, protection, environment )

Cher
- 91 days ago - makepovertyhistory.ca
Right now, 57 million primary school-aged children around the world are not in school. Join Malala in calling on the Canadian Government to make a commitment to ensure every child has the right to attend school.
Poverty Is Not Inevitable: What We Can Do Now to Turn Things Around
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, income, economy, wages, wealth, solutions )

Freya
- 114 days ago - yesmagazine.org
Having poor people in the richest country in the world is a choice. We have the money to solve this. But do we have the will?
Michael Eric Dyson Spells It Out for White People: Police Won't 'Kill Your Child' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Michael Eric Dyson, President Obama, Ferguson, racism, poverty, crime, death, culture, society, police, dishonesty, freedoms, rights, sadness, politics, safety, ethics, law )

Carrie
- 121 days ago - rawstory.com
Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson on Sunday called on President Barack Obama to use his position to explain to white Americans that they do not continually have to fear that police would "kill your child" as African-American parents do.
The Truth About Food Stamps (Hint: They Work and Help Millions)
Society & Culture  (tags: SNAP, government, politics, food, children, elderly, poverty, hunger, humans, family, health, rights, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 139 days ago - newrepublic.com
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or "SNAP," the new name for the Food Stamp Program, is America's largest and most important nutrition assistance program. It provides low-income people with money they must use to purchase food.
How the South Is Becoming a Solid Band of Poverty: One in Three Live in Poor Neighborhoods
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, society, usa, the south, culture, economy, americans, education, government, politics, usa )

Cal
- 167 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
In the South, more than 30percent live in high poverty areas, which have at least 20percent of residents living below the federal poverty line--More than 25percent of the country - 77million Americans - lives in high poverty areas
I Pledge to Care About Women and Children in Poverty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, children, poverty, protection )

Cher
- 175 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It's not always easy to look in the face of hunger, suffering, and poverty. Plenty of people choose to ignore it. Plenty of people choose to look the other way
Join the Global Movement to End Extreme Poverty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, poverty, world, protection )

Cher
- 176 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
All around the world, millions of men, women, and children struggle to survive on less than $1.25 a day. They have the same hopes and aspirations as we all do. But without access to education, clean water, medical care, and jobs, the odds are against
Empower Women to Overcome Poverty and Become Community Leaders ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, poverty, women )

Cher
- 226 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ask the U.N. to lift up women around the world by fully supporting legislation that promotes women's rights and access to economic resources.
Support Poverty-Focused Foreign Aid Around the World ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, poverty, world )

Cher
- 237 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Global poverty is a moral, economic, and national security issue. Right now, 40 percent of the world's population--more than 2.5 billion people--lives in poverty, struggling to survive on less than $2 per day.
One Million Buried in Mass Graves on Forbidden New York Island
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, babies, children, death, homeless, poverty, society )

Kit
- 246 days ago - afp.com
Most New Yorkers don't even know it exists. But a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Bronx.
Help Eradicate Extreme Poverty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, poverty, protection, environment )

Cher
- 256 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In Bangladesh, poverty has been halved in 20 years, and maternal mortality has fallen 75% since 1980. In Uganda, a program that taught financial skills to teenage girls had the remarkable result of reducing reported instances of forced sex by 83%.
 

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