The Rural Monitor
Articles by Topic: Poverty
October 14, 2015
A September 2015 meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services focused on the needs of rural children and families living in poverty.
August 19, 2015
Rural Impact, a new public-private collaboration led by the White House Rural Council, will use a multi-generational approach for investing in rural low-income families and communities, with the goal of improving the lives of rural children, including those at risk of child abuse and neglect.
June 24, 2015
Education, health, employment, and human services have important roles in supporting the well-being of rural children and families.
February 12, 2014
The United States spends more on medical care and less on social services than other developed countries, yet social services can be just as important to health outcomes.
May 15, 2013
Sister Anne Brooks, D.O., has provided care for the desperately poor at the Tutwiler Clinic for the last 30 years.