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Solutions to U.S. Poverty

The causes of hunger in the United States are rooted in poverty. We cannot address one without also trying to solve the other.

Millions of Americans earning low wages struggle to put food on the table and make ends meet. In order to address the continuing prevalence of poverty in the U.S., we need to create good jobs for everyone who can work, provide adequate work supports, and offer incentives so low-income workers are able to save and build wealth.

Below you will find more information on these important factors in eliminating hunger and poverty for good.

Further Reading

Create Good Jobs

Good Jobs

For many Americans, the U.S. labor market no longer works as a reliable way to build a stable career and support their families.

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Work Support Programs

We must expand access to affordable health care and child care, and strengthen tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit, which help working families.

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Child Nutrition Programs

Child nutrition programs are critical to ending childhood hunger. When children receive the nutrition they need, they are more likely to move out of poverty as adults.

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