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With Florida's unemployment rate just above the national average, a small crowd gathers in line outside a South Florida food pantry in an effort to put food on their tables during tough economic times. But the face of poverty is changing. (Sept. 22)
We were curious as to where the worst cities in Florida are located, so we crunched the numbers to find out.
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A tour of the deplorable housing conditions in Miami.
Get more Tips here! www.destinationtips.com Are you thinking of relocating somewhere in the States? Make sure you take a look at the 12 worst places to live in the U.S. before you make any decisions about your next home base. 12. St. Louis, Missouri Over 14% of St. Louis’ population is living below the poverty line. Out of 100,000 residents, every year 35.3 are murdered, which ranks it as one of America’s most dangerous cities too. 11. Reno, Nevada Reno was the gambling capital of the US until Las Vegas was developed and “The Biggest Little City in the World” has been in economic decline ever since. Reno experiences nearly 39 annual crimes per 1,000 residents. 10. Modesto, California Despite being home to the largest winery in the world, the unemployment rate was nearly 13% in 2014. ...
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What does poverty look like in North Pinellas County, Florida? - Poverty in Pinellas County is a family of 4 earning less than $24,000 a year. - 10,000 children in North Pinellas County live in poverty. - An estimated 7,000 children in Pinellas County are considered food insecure and chronically hungry. The Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) is a poverty awareness and fundraising campaign that underscores Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin's (JLCD) commitment to building public awareness around hunger and poverty in our community. To coincide with Poverty Awareness Month in January, from January 22nd through January 26th, JLCD members will wear the same black dress for five days to illustrate the effects poverty can have on women and children's access to resources, confidence, and...
Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe The elderly will soon make up a third of the population in more than 60 countries, according to the UN. But even in wealthy nations like the United States, many seniors do not get the care they need, where one in seven seniors are living in poverty. Al Jazeera's Gallacher reports from Florida.
Like most parents, Reina would sacrifice everything to ensure her child's well-being. Being a single mother means she has to work even harder to provide the everyday basics necessary for her daughter to have a happy, healthy and stable childhood. Thankfully, a member of her community referred Reina to the Indian River UP Center, where she is able to get the food and household items her family needs while accessing resources and educational courses designed to help her build a prosperous life.
What happens when children are forced to live in poverty. It is much more prevalent than you think. Julia Rosenber is a 5th grade student from Veterans Elementary School in Pasco County Florida This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
I was born and raised in a poverty stricken town called Belle Glade, Fl. I knew early on that I wanted more and made sure I took the necessary steps to break free. With will and determination I made it out. Don't let where your from dictate where you're going.
TAMPA, FL - Four University of South Florida students took on a worldwide challenge to subsist on $1.50 a day for five days to experience the struggles of those living in extreme poverty. You can read the full story here: http://news.usf.edu/article/templates/?a=4371&z=123