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Between food, housing and baby supplies, Shenita Simon struggles each week to support her family of seven. The 25-year-old from New York makes $8/hour and is one of the fast food workers nationwide advocating for higher wages. Hari Sreenivasan brings us Shenita's story of surviving on a near-minimum wage salary.
Homelessness is making headlines in New York City: the struggle, the suffering, and the solutions; the stories from those who have hit hard times. So how do we help the city's most vulnerable? Homelessness in New York City is at an all-time high. For months there has been a heated debate over who is to blame. Fox 5's special report looks at several issues and stories. Lisa Evers has a look at just how bad the problem is and what solutions are out there. We've all been seeing more and more homeless people on the streets. It alarms New Yorkers and tugs at many hearts. Mayor Bill de Blasio at first denied there was a problem. Now he is offering some solutions. But his approach has ignited a war of words with one of his most outspoken predecessors, Rudy Giuliani. Homeless veterans make up a ...
Most homeless children in NYC since Great Depression Homelessness among New York City residents has been increasing at an alarming rate. This year, poverty in the city has reached its highest levels since the Great Depression. A large number of these impoverished people are children. RT's Ameera David and Anastasia Churkina further the epidemic of child poverty. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America
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Last winter temperatures dropped to record lows as the Polar Vortex swept through New York. Shelters across the city went in full emergency mode. This episode was filmed during that time. ===== Shelters in New York cater to more people than ever. Its not just the poor that line up for a hot meal, its the average working American who can't make ends meet. On this edition of Inside Out we look at life post-recession and take you inside one of the busy shelters of New York City. Facts: Over 146 million Americans are either "poor" or "low income". U.S. Census Bureau 57 percent of all American children live in a home that is either "poor" or "low income". 32 Percent of all working families are considered to be among "the working poor". www.workingpoorfamilies.org
President and CEO of the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness (ICPH), Ralph da Costa Nunez on his new book on the history of poverty in New York, "The Poor Among Us." Read more on the MetroFocus website: http://bit.ly/11sxYPk.
Video showing some of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) public housing development projects in the following Brooklyn neighborhoods: 1) Red Hook 00:20 2) Boerum Hill / Gowanus 01:55 3) Vinegar Hill / Navy Yard 03:42 4) Fort Greene 04:50 5) Bedford-Stuyvesant 06:15 6) East Williamsburg 11:10 7) Bushwick 15:51 8) Brownsville 16:27 9) Canarsie 21:35 10) East New York 22:27 Full list of housing developments shown here: Red Hook Houses, Wyckoff Gardens, Gowanus Houses, Farragut Houses, Raymond V. Ingersoll Houses, Walt Whitman Houses, Roosevelt Houses, Louis Armstrong Houses, Stuyvesant Gardens, Sumner Houses, 303 Vernon Ave, Tompkins Houses, Marcy Houses, Lafayette Gardens, Cooper Park Houses, Williamsburg Houses, Borinquen Plaza, Bushwick Houses, Hylan Houses, Hope Gardens, Glen...
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"The Geography of Poverty" is a photograph art installation on the southern wall of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. It highlights specific moments in some of the most impoverished areas in the United States. 'Like' the guide's Facebook Page: Facebook.com/5dguide Subscribe for Email notifications on new videos: bit.ly/1MqeDB0
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