all stories tagged "Poverty"


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Marisa Wong  |  March 13, 2013 2:55 PM | Comments
An interactive map tracks 20 years of data on poverty and minimum wage in the US.
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March 6, 2013 12:46 PM | Updated: February 25, 2014 | Comments
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February 13, 2013 12:14 PM | Comments
MetroFocus takes an in-depth look at the relationship between gun violence and poverty. Rafael Pi Roman interviews AIDS activist, Peter Staley, and more.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  February 13, 2013 12:14 PM | Comments
Rick Karr reports from Crown Heights on a small group’s strategy to reduce gun violence and to address the connection between poverty and gun crimes.VIDEO
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Charles Lyons  |  February 4, 2013 4:31 PM | Updated: February 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
City Limits and Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness Host Animated Panel on PovertyVIDEO
Rafael Pi Roman MetroFocus Show
December 19, 2012 6:10 PM | Comments
An in-depth look at what happened when the power went out at New York hospitals, interviews with former Mayor Ed Koch and former Governor Christine Todd Whitman, and more.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. Sheri Finks writes for The New York Times and ProPublica, raising questions about care for vulnerable populations in hospitals and nursing homes.VIDEO
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Rick Karr for MetroFocus  |  December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
What happened when the power went out at New York City hospitals? Reporter Rick Karr visits Coney Island Hospital, where almost two months after the storm, services are limited.VIDEO
Holiday gift-giving. Flickr/akiko@flickr
Christina Knight  |  December 19, 2012 5:04 PM | Comments
In this season of giving, here are ways to make a present of time, gifts or funds through groups and agencies serving Hurricane Sandy victims.
NYCHA resident who is now employed as a clean-up worker by NYCHA.
Katia Savchuk for City Limits  |  December 7, 2012 12:08 PM | Comments
Hundreds of low-income New Yorkers who've struggled to find jobs have found work doing post-storm cleanup, including public housing tenants.
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