- — A Furumoto-Dawson (@AFuDa)Thu, Dec 05 2013 22:04:27
- — Workingclassteacher (@Worknclasteachr)Thu, Dec 05 2013 19:40:41Mom shopping at cheapy grocery outlet-type stores and buying tubes of greasy ground beef to stretch the week #PovertyIs
- — rebecca vallas (@rebeccavallas)Fri, Dec 06 2013 01:27:53#PovertyIs being blamed for not having savings when SSI rules prohibit you from having more than $2,000 to your name
- — rebecca vallas (@rebeccavallas)Fri, Dec 06 2013 01:01:15#PovertyIs being the subject of vitriol every day, all day by people who don't realize their privilege is largely due to accident of birth
- — urbandata (@urbandata)Fri, Dec 06 2013 01:33:00#PovertyIs living in neighborhoods that reduce your life expectancy by 25 years, compared to neighbors who were largely privileged at birth.
- — urbandata (@urbandata)Fri, Dec 06 2013 01:59:58#PovertyIs your state reserving a prison bed for you when you turn 18, based on your 3rd grade test scores &the poverty rate of your school.
- — Breannah Alexander (@alexandbre)Tue, Nov 26 2013 22:16:10
- — Charolette Hunt (@CharoletteHunt)Tue, Nov 26 2013 21:51:58#PovertyIs knowing that the next illness, car issue or late child support payment will cause everything else to bounce.
#PovertyIs: What Does Poverty Mean to You?
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