Chicago Tonight

How the City and State Are Responding to a Poverty Pandemic

Clip: 01/18/2021 | 9m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

Long before the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic, communities of color across Illinois and in the city were experiencing an epidemic of poverty. We discuss the root causes of poverty and what public officials are doing to address it as WTTW launches its new “Firsthand: Living in Poverty” initiative.

Aired: 01/18/21

Rating: NR

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