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Most chronically homeless families in the District of Columbia metropolitan area reside in emergency, temporary shelters, with some families living in motel rooms for extended periods. The District of Columbia experienced a 13 percent increase since 2013.
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An equal education is a basic human right regardless of one's economic status. It reduces poverty and provides the necessary tools to complete and succeed in life.
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Empty stomachs hurt. They break concentration and make the future seem impossible.
Being food secure and having healthy food to eat is essential to creating personal health and well-being; especially for children.
It is a national disgrace for anyone to be homeless in the United States, especially children in the Nation’s Capital.
Children are particularly adversely effected by homelessness because they must endure the stigma and shame of being homeless and still adapt to new surroundings and social uncertainties, that can negatively affect them the rest of their lives.
Most of us are ONLY a paycheck away from homelessness; a sudden change in circumstances can happen to anyone ~ illness or job loss.
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The gap between the SUPER RICH and everyone else is increasing exponentially. “The world’s richest 80 people have the same amount of wealth as the bottom 50% of the global population.” (Oxfam)
In a recent research brief, Ken Jacobs, Ian Perry, and Jenifer MacGillvary found that 73% of enrollees in public support programs - such as food stamps - are members of working families and that 56% of federal and state-level assistance went to working families. The problem is that minimum wage jobs cannot support the basic needs of families.
Education is the key to ending poverty and disfranchisement of the poor.
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