Poverty in the United States

According to a Census Bureau report, nearly 40 million Americans were still living in poverty in 2017.
Lawmakers held a hearing to listen to participants in the Poor People’s Campaign.
The movement demands lawmakers do more to help Americans in poverty, from supporting a $15 minimum wage to ending systemic racism.
By Kristin Seefeldt, University of Michigan After “Rose” lost her low-wage job in a southeast Michigan nursing home, the