The number of poor people has skyrocketed in the Rochester region – up 30 percent since 2000. A Brookings Institution study shows more of them are living in high-poverty neighborhoods.
suburban poor outnumber city poor. Brookings finds suburban areas have seen fast growth in concentrated poverty, though it remains most severe in cities.
If these communities are ignored, they could become areas of concentrated poverty over time.
The challenges of poor neighborhoods—including worse health outcomes, higher crime rates, failing schools, and fewer job opportunities—make it that much harder for individuals and families to escape poverty and often perpetuate and entrench poverty across generations…
Cuomo Links of the Day:
– Cuomo and his aides have lawyered up.
issue statements of support.
immovable object called Preet Bharara.”
– how lonely Albany can be.”
– scandal based on his own micromanagement.”
– Cuomo himself and his aides.”
governor himself and his immediate circle.”
– The Moreland mess has eroded Cuomo’s fear factor.
Links of the Day:
directives about the Bills.
– The federal detainers on immigrants.
– Becoming a teacher is getting more expensive in New York.
– When was the last time you vacationed at Costco?