By most measures, the United States is a country of wealth and abundance. Yet, for many people, the economy isn’t working. Every day, people in our communities experience the frustration and indignity of struggling to pay rent and put food on the table.
The coronavirus pandemic is a generational threat, and its impacts will be felt by all of us. But our work for peace and justice will go on. Here’s how we will continue our advocacy in the face of COVID-19 and how you can join us.
We seek a world where all people have adequate resources to maintain their health, where health care is supported by the federal government, and where health outcomes are considered in all matters of public policy.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the national poverty rate was 10.5% or 34 million Americans in 2019. These states and territories have the highest percentages of poverty in the country.
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