Today’s Connecting The Dots #CTD – Poverty:

The Hannah Project, an educational and cultural organization based in Marin City, is putting on a “Freedom School” summer program for low-income children in Marin. The children are taught that poverty isn’t some poor-luck fate you accept. Instead they are taught that it’s a societal injustice that can and must be corrected. Data shows that although the economy is on the road to recovery since the 2008 recession, the incidence of child poverty rose during the same time, and continues to rise. About 22% of the nation’s children live in households below the poverty line; minorities are more critically affected, with an estimated 39% of black children and 33% of Hispanic children living in poverty.