all stories tagged "Poverty"


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December 18, 2014 2:46 PM | Comments

Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan DA and his wife Journalist Lucinda Franks on their new book and the former chairman and CEO of Aris Isotoner Inc.’s glove giveaway.

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Marisa Wong  |  December 18, 2014 2:45 PM | Comments
While the federal definition of poverty is most often based solely on income, here in the most expensive city in America, there is a growing concern that poverty needs to be redefined.VIDEO
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December 15, 2014 11:16 AM | Comments

Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan DA and his wife Journalist Lucinda Franks on their new book and the former chairman and CEO of Aris Isotoner Inc.’s glove giveaway.

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Esha Ray  |  May 21, 2014 4:12 PM | 1 Comment

New York City’s Department for the Aging Commissioner Donna M. Corrado lays out her priorities for the city’s fast-growing senior population.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments
What is the state of American poverty today? PBS NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on the less visible but growing number of poor in America’s suburbs.VIDEO
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January 24, 2014 2:48 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 23, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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September 18, 2013 3:19 PM | 1 Comment
This edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with a look behind the jobs numbers that perplex economists and drive the conversation on the campaign trail.VIDEO
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September 13, 2013 3:56 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with a look behind the jobs numbers that perplex economists and drive the conversation on the campaign trail.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  July 31, 2013 4:03 PM | Comments
President and CEO of the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness (ICPH), Ralph da Costa Nunez on his new book on the history of poverty in New York, "The Poor Among Us"VIDEO
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