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New infographic reveals breadth of poverty across North Carolina

Posted By Tazra Mitchell On November 5, 2013 @ 5:15 pm In NC Budget and Tax Center,Poverty and Policy Matters | Comments Disabled

Poverty remains elevated in North Carolina and the nation as we continue to deal with the painfully slow recovery. As I explained [1] back in September, new Census Bureau data on poverty and income confirm that the economic recovery is continuing to bypass middle- and lower-income families. The little economic growth that is taking place is also sidestepping certain demographic groups, including children, communities of color, and women. A snapshot of these disparities, as well as how poverty varies across the state, is captured in a new infographic released today by the NC Budget and Tax Center [2]

2013 Poverty infogrfx--BTCcolors-BOTH [3]

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[1] explained: http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=budget-and-tax/btc-brief-high-poverty-rates-hold-steady-remain-resistant-economic-recovery

[2] new infographic released today by the NC Budget and Tax Center: http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=budget-and-tax/infographic-poverty-and-people-north-carolina

[3] Image: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/11/05/new-infographic-reveals-breath-of-poverty-across-north-carolina/2013-poverty-infogrfx-btccolors-both/

[4] Take the Talk Poverty Pledge: http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=budget-and-tax/pledge-talk-about-poverty

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