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bASIC nEEDS cOALITION ON POVERTY
This FAQ focuses on the effects of poverty on children and youth and how this will ultimately impact the future of Austin and Travis County. The Basic Needs Coalition devotes its efforts to heightening awareness of the breadth and depth of poverty.
A Focus on Childhood Poverty
Why do our neighbors struggle?
The Basic Needs Coalition provides useful facts and figures revealing the dismal fact of poverty and homelessness in America. This fact sheet also reveals the causes of this poverty and suggests ways to help the problem.
Poverty Facts from the Basic Needs Coalition of Central Texas
Globalization & Labor: Exploring one piece of the solution
People are desperate to work
One pragmatic approach is to take the existing U.S. Federal Minimum Wage standard and adapt it to the basic needs of the United States minimum wage worker. We do this to show the intricate steps needed to set a new economic bench mark that compliments a high moral standard.