poverty http://wrvo.org en Ant-poverty tour highlighting inequality in New York state http://wrvo.org/post/ant-poverty-tour-highlighting-inequality-new-york-state <p></p><p>A campaign by the New York State Community Action Association to change perceptions of poverty was launched last week in Albany. The "From Poverty to Opportunity Tour 2014" is running in conjunction with a series of speaking events around the state that will feature people sharing personal stories of their experience of poverty.</p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:34:00 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 54139 at http://wrvo.org Ant-poverty tour highlighting inequality in New York state Simulation offers glimpse into world of poverty http://wrvo.org/post/simulation-offers-glimpse-world-poverty <p></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:30:45 +0000 Ellen Abbott 48620 at http://wrvo.org Simulation offers glimpse into world of poverty Levels of child poverty in New York remain highest in the nation http://wrvo.org/post/levels-child-poverty-new-york-remain-highest-nation <p>New York state continues to have a higher percentage of children living in poverty than any other state. Experts in the field gathered in Albany recently to brainstorm ways to deal with the issue at a forum titled "Growing Up in Poverty" organized by the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.</p><p>Children growing up in poverty are denied equal access to education according to author and keynote speaker at the Growing Up in Poverty event, Jonathan Kozol.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:04:50 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 47046 at http://wrvo.org Levels of child poverty in New York remain highest in the nation Carl Schramm writes in Forbes: Syracuse has "economic amnesia" http://wrvo.org/post/carl-schramm-writes-forbes-syracuse-has-economic-amnesia <p>In an essay in Forbes Magazine, entrepreneurship expert and Syracuse native <a href="https://my.ischool.syr.edu/Profiles/Preview/cschramm" target="_blank">Carl Schramm</a> knocks his hometown for forgetting its innovative roots and potentially dooming its future. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:19:17 +0000 Ryan Delaney 34065 at http://wrvo.org Carl Schramm writes in Forbes: Syracuse has "economic amnesia" Salvation Army sees continued high need for annual giveaway http://wrvo.org/post/salvation-army-sees-continued-high-need-annual-giveaway <p>At the end of this week, the biggest Christmas giveaway in central New York takes place and the high numbers of families who signed up for the annual Christmas Bureau shows an economy that's still hurting. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:12:03 +0000 Ellen Abbott 30652 at http://wrvo.org Green Party Senate candidate promotes jobs program http://wrvo.org/post/green-party-senate-candidate-promotes-jobs-program <p>The Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate was in Syracuse this week and called poverty an issue that's being ignored this political season.&nbsp; Thu, 18 Oct 2012 21:21:04 +0000 Ellen Abbott 27774 at http://wrvo.org