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Annie E. Casey Foundation. (2019, September 24). Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods. Retrieved October 4, 2019.

This snapshot shares the latest data — for the nation and each state — on children growing up in high-poverty areas. It also singles out two important factors, geographic location and race and ethnicity, that shape a child’s risk of living in concentrated poverty. The document ends by outlining recommended moves that leaders can take to help families in these communities thrive.