Since 2008, the number of clients at St. James Social Services has almost tripled.
Find out how one boy sung his way from poverty to center stage at the Metropolitan Opera.
Food pantries in Brooklyn and Staten Island are going bare - how can you help?
When reporting on poverty, the media fall into familiar traps and pundits make prescriptions that disregard the facts.
Nancy Vazquez works as a skycap at EWR and says it's difficult to live on low wages in NJ.
We examine the strengths and shortcomings of our nation's safety net.
In the third installment of our series "Busted: America's Poverty Myths," produced in partnership with NPR's On the ...
We trace the history of welfare in America, from aid to widows after the Civil War to Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty to Bill ...
High rents force some in Silicon Valley to live in vehicles
There are nearly 48.1 million people in America without reliable access to affordable, nutritious food. Even in New York City ...
Filmmaker Razan Ghalayini talks about the documentary "Limbo", and the bail system.