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Thursday, January 2, 2014
2013 List - Poverty Links added to this library
By tutormentor2 @ 2:47 PM :: 6659 Views :: Article Rating :: Planning
 

Over 300 links were added to the web library on this site in 2013.  This concept map shows the four categories that these links were placed in.  Below are some of the research articles showing poverty as a root cause and illustrating the need for non-school tutor/mentor programs in high poverty areas.

Report: Gun Violence Among School-Age Youth in Chicago
http://crimelab.uchicago.edu/gun_violence/report.shtml

Heartland Aliance Poverty in Illinois report
http://www.ilpovertyreport.org/

Place Matters – Class Divided Cities
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/neighborhoods/2013/02/class-divided-cities-chicago-edition/4306/

Good places for kids’ social mobility. Social Capital Blog
http://socialcapital.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/good-places-for-kids-social-mobility

Overcoming Poverty Challenge – Everyone Graduates Report
http://www.every1graduates.org/overcoming-poverty-challenge/

Poverty - Public Education's Biggest Problem - Washington Post article
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/10/18/what-poor-children-need-in-school/

Inequality.org, Institute for Policy Studies
http://inequality.org/program-inequality-common-good/

Transparency International - fighting corruption and poverty
http://www.transparency-usa.org/

Child well-being in advanced economies – UNICEF Report – A comparative overview
http://gfbertini.wordpress.com/2013/04/20/child-well-being-in-advanced-economies-a-comparative-overview/

Chicago Health Atlas - visualize data re public health
http://www.chicagohealthatlas.org/map/crime_homicide#/?year=2012

Impact of Childhood Poverty - Academic Pediatric Association 2013 report
http://www.academicpeds.org/public_policy/Pdf/APA_Task_Force_Strategic_Road_Mapover3.pdf

These are just a few of the links like this which you can find in this library. Register, then Log in. You can search by category or by topic to find lists of links. Use these in learning groups and to build support for youth tutoring/mentoring programs in your community.

 

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