Disadvantaged Youth Education and Development Grants

Subject: Education, Youth Development, Poverty, Homeless Youth | Deadline: Ongoing . . .

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See Poverty…Be the Difference! Discover the Missing Pieces for Helping People Move Out of Poverty

“For generations, my family has subsisted on minimum-wage employment and migrant work,” writes Donna Beegle in the opening of “See Poverty…Be the Difference! Discover the Missing Pieces for Helping People Move Out of Poverty . . .

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Community United: Breaking the Cycle of Violence and Poverty

With open communication and a consistent, unified goal, we need to tell the streets that have victimized so many innocent kids and adults that we will break the cycle. We will provide an alternative to selling drugs and committing crimes, and we will not allow you to recruit our children into your den of violence, death and incarceration.

Slum Living: When Access as Proxy for Quality Is Life-Threatening

The summer after my second year teaching, I traveled to Malawi — one of the poorest nations in east Africa — with an organization that trains and supports new teachers . . .

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Ruby K. Payne

First-generation College Students from Poverty Have Many Hurdles

I have helped many young people with financial support for college, both personally and through my company. This year I am funding a young man we’ll call John. John comes from a very rural area of the United States and from extreme financial instability. While both of his parents work and make good money, family drug addictions eliminate any available cash and the family’s stability.

Rural Child Poverty Telehealth Network Grant Program

Subject: Child Welfare, Youth in Poverty, Health, Social Services, Rural Youth | Deadline: June 22, 2015 . . .

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