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The Do Gooders Podcast

Sep 27, 2021

This season, we’re exploring The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope—a national initiative to provide individualized services to families with children, addressing their immediate material needs and providing long-term engagement to stop the cycle of poverty.

Last week, we heard from an expert at the Urban Institute...

Sep 20, 2021

How do we approach the longstanding, sometimes ideologically divided issue of poverty? 

How do we inform consequential choices about the well-being of people in the U.S.?

Who helps to shape decisions and offer solutions for economic and social policy? 

And is poverty even a solvable issue? 

Dr. Elaine Waxman says yes. 

Sep 13, 2021

Studies suggest children who spend at least half of their lives in poverty are 32 times as likely to be poor as adults.

Which means a continued, intergenerational cycle of life-long poverty.

But it doesn’t have to be this way. With access to adequate resources, support and guidance, there is a way out.

That’s the...