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Pennsylvania One of 10 States in the U.S. With Increased Number of Children Living in Concentrated Poverty

National, State and Local Leaders Must Act to Lift Children and Families Out of Poverty HARRISBURG, Pa. (Sept. 24, 2019) – Twelve percent of children in Pennsylvania live in concentrated poverty according to “Children Living in High Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods,” a new KIDS COUNT® data snapshot released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Using […]

Report: More PA Kids Living in Concentrated Poverty

Pennsylvania is one of ten states where the number of children living in areas of concentrated poverty has grown, according to a new report. The data shows a nine point increase in the percentage of children living in concentrated poverty in the Keystone state in 2013-2017 over the previous 4-year period.