MagazinesOvercoming Poverty in Rural Communities (Fall 2010)

Overcoming Poverty in Rural Communities (Fall 2010)

A fundamental moral measure of any economy is how the poor and the vulnerable are faring. The U.S. Census Bureau recently reported that nearly 44 million people, 14.3 percent of the U.S. population, were living below the government poverty level. The percent of those living in poverty in rural communities was even higher, with some counties hovering in the low 20’s percentage range. In this issue of Catholic Rural Life, we highlight the state of rural communities, and profile several examples of people who are making a difference in the lives of those around them.

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