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The mayors will distribute the money as no-strings-attached cash payments to hundreds of residents in their cities.
Three in 10 Black families are struggling to feed their children, and there's no sign of relief in sight.
Women may be forced to leave work to take care of their kids, sometimes waiting years for spots to open up in local schools.
There is a constant threat of sexual violence and harassment against homeless women.
Sixty percent of Australians sleeping rough are outside the major centres.
I thought life among the dead would be macabre and sad, but the people here in Manila have built a warm, welcoming community.
The inter-generational poverty gap is passing the point of no return.
More than 1 billion people escaped the grind of extreme poverty – defined as living on less than $1.90 a day – between 1990