President Franklin Delano Roosevel

history, Reports & Stats

Index of  documents

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.

Basic Needs:
A Focus on Childhood Poverty

Jan
2010

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. 

2015

2015