How much does hunger cost our economy each year? How many people were lifted out of poverty last year by effective programs like unemployment insurance or the earned income tax credit? What choices can we make in the deficit-reduction debate to protect programs supporting the most vulnerable?
Test your knowledge of these and other questions with Half in Ten’s latest interactive quiz. With record numbers of Americans living in poverty and millions more still facing unemployment, it is more important than ever to educate the public and policymakers alike on the depth and breadth of the issue and the policy solutions that provide a ladder out of poverty and expand economic opportunity for all. Working together we can build the will to cut poverty in America. Here are 10 reasons why cutting poverty is good for all of us.
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