New Report Shows One-Third Of Latino Children In The U.S. Live In Poverty
New Report Shows One-Third Of Latino Children In The U.S. Live In Poverty
By Cristina Arreola | 07/23/2015 - 10:53

One-third of Latino children in the United States live in poverty, according to a troubling report released on Tuesday by th


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Poverty Is Sexist Campaign Photos
New "Poverty is Sexist" Campaign Gains Support From Big Names
By Cristina Arreola | 05/18/2015 - 10:15

Celebrities, politicians and more famous faces from around the world have come together to remind the world that "poverty is sexist." 


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Honduran Teen Goes Viral After Posting "How To Be Poor" Videos
Honduran Teen Goes Viral After Posting "How To Be Poor" Videos
By Cristina Arreola | 05/12/2015 - 14:44

Paola Mejía may be just 14-years-old, but she already boasts 140,000 Facebook fans — t


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Gwyneth Paltrow Living Off Food Stamp Budget
Gwyneth Paltrow Spent A Week Living On Food Stamps — And the Results Are Baffling
By Cristina Arreola | 04/13/2015 - 09:55

Gwyneth Paltrow has made a pact to limit her family's food budget to $31 per week as part of Mario Batali's "Food Bank Challenge", a proje


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Study Reveals Shocking Effect Poverty Brain Development
What Effect Does Poverty Have On A Child's Brain? The Results Will Shock You!
By Cristina Arreola | 03/31/2015 - 10:50

A new study reveals that children from poorer backgrounds may have smaller brains than children born to wealthier families. 


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New Study Says DAPA Could Lift 40K California Children Out of Poverty
New Study Says DAPA Could Lift 40K California Children Out of Poverty
By Cindy Rodriguez | 03/13/2015 - 14:47

If President Obama’s executive action on immigration were to go through, about 40,000 children in California would be lifted out of poverty, according to a


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What It’s Really Like to Grow Up Poor
What It’s Really Like to Grow Up Poor
By Samantha Leal | 01/21/2015 - 12:15

My family doesn’t come from a lot of money. And I don’t say that as someone who actually does and who is just trying to be humble.


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One-Third Of World's Food Gets Wasted Each Year
UN Report: One-Third Of World's Food Wasted Each Year
By Cristina Arreola | 09/12/2013 - 14:25

Remember when your mamá told you not to waste your food because there are starving children in the world? Turns out, she was doing the right thing. 

A disheartening United Nations report reveals that a whopping 1.3 billion tons of food gets wasted each year. The total loss, which is about 1/3 of the total food produced in the world each year, amounts to economic losses of $750 billion. 


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Half of the Children in Dominican Republic are Living in Poverty
Half of the Children in Dominican Republic are Living in Poverty
By Celia Fernandez | 08/09/2013 - 11:09

A report released by UNICEF has found that half of Dominicans under the age of 18 live in poverty; despite the fact Dominican Republic has an economy that has been growing since 1996, according to the Associated Press.

UNICEF also found that those living in poverty don’t have proper housing, access to safe drinking water and are struggling to get enough food.


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70 Percent of Latino Seniors Live on Verge of Poverty
70 Percent of Latino Seniors Live on Verge of Poverty
By Amaris Castillo | 06/13/2013 - 12:40

A majority of Latino seniors live on the verge of poverty. By majority, we mean 70 percent. According to Fox News Latino, the heartbreaking percentage was revealed in a new report by the Economic Policy Institute.

According to the report, Latino seniors are considered the most economically vulnerable elderly Americans in the United States.


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