Sunday, September 19, 2010

New Poverty Figures

New figures on American poverty

"The 2009 poverty level was set at $21,954 for a family of four. "

In my adult years, I don't know many who live at this level without a strong support network.

1 comment:

LES said...

For more commentary on this figure, see

This link provides various viewpoints on how to address poverty and the role of the U.S. social safety net.