In NJ, 850,000 ALICE Families Struggle to Realize the American Dream

More than a million people here, including many who have homes, earn too little to provide basic necessities. The federal poverty rate for a family of four is $23,000. But New Jersey families find they need just over $61,000 to survive. They are ALICE families, defined  by the United Way as Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. And still “Chasing the Dream”. NJTV News Correspondent Michael Hill recently spoke with its North Jersey CEO John Franklin. [Read more at NJTV]