Monthly Archives: July 2015

USDA Webinar: The Geography of the Recent Growth in Rural Child Poverty

We cannot have prosperous places without addressing poverty. David McGranahan of USDA ERS will be discussing factors affecting rural child poverty. See the USDA maps of child poverty rates below. Texas has high rates of child poverty and persistent child poverty with rates 20%+ over the past 30 years. I hope you will be able to join the ERS webinar to see how our policies and practices affect poverty in our communities. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, Noon Central For More info: http://www.ers.usda.gov/conferences/the-geography-of-the-recent-growth-in-rural-child-poverty.aspx Using the official poverty measure, child… Read More →