Saturday, January 05, 2002

January is Poverty in America Awareness Month

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development spotlights the tragic reality that one out of every six children in the U.S. lives in poverty. On Monday, January 8, CCHD will release a national survey of attitudes and awareness related to poverty and offer evidence of effective community-based solutions that help break the cycle of poverty.

Find out how much you know about poverty in America by taking the "Poverty Quiz" (and get more information on Poverty in American Awareness Month) by visiting:

1 in 6 children in America are living in a state of poverty --

On the lighter side of the news, Amish teen at buggy reins charged with drunken driving. Those Amish are always such troublemakers, don't you think?

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