Latest

This Week at Broke in Philly: 09.14.18

• BREAKING POVERTY: Bad breaks early in life often weave an inescapable web for the poor | From: The Philadelphia Tribune
• Education is the answer to many of life’s challenges | From: The Philadelphia Tribune
• Quality education can reduce poverty | From: The Philadelphia Tribune
• Sheriffs target ‘deadbeat dads’ with midnight raids, debtor’s prison. But does it help the kids? | From: Philadelphia Media Network
• Democratizing Food | From: The Philadelphia Citizen
• Around the country, incomes are rising. In Philly, they’re falling | From: Philadelphia Media Network
• Philly antipoverty office: Lack of clout, vision, and leadership | From: Philadelphia Media Network

(Read more.)

Latest

Democratizing Food

From The Philadelphia Citizen: For the last decade, Common Market has spread affordable access to locally-sourced nutrient-dense food to the city’s neediest. Now its mission is spreading nationwide (Read more.)

Latest

Quality education can reduce poverty

From The Philadelphia Tribune: In today’s world of advanced technology and globalization it is extremely difficult to have financial stability without the foundation of a good pre-school, K-12 and post-secondary education, whether that is certification for a valued skill, additional training, community college or four-year college degree. (Read more.)

Latest

Education is the answer to many of life’s challenges

From The Philadelphia Tribune: Historical standards for what constitutes poverty have improved and therefore the anti-poverty movement has been a success. While this analysis may take into account those historical factors that describe conditions of poverty, it grossly understates the human suffering and intergenerational character of poverty as viewed by those of us who continue to fight this insidious war. (Read more.)

Latest

This Week at Broke in Philly: 09.07.18

• BREAKING POVERTY: For many, state of living is a struggle | From: The Philadelphia Tribune
• Wake Up With WURD – Oscar Abello | From: WURD Radio
• Why some workers think Walmart’s pay-in-advance app is a lousy deal | From: Philadelphia Media Network
• Wake Up With WURD – Taylor Allen | From: WURD Radio
Find your career: 12 more free or affordable job-training programs in Philly | From: Billy Penn
(Read more.)