How to Talk about Poverty (Hint: Don’t Say “Poverty”)

Posted by Center for Community Change on August 11, 2014

How to Talk about Poverty (Hint: Don’t Say “Poverty”)

New research from the Center for Community Change shows that messages that focus on people’s lived experiences, like “struggling to make ends meet” and “living paycheck to paycheck,” are more impactful than talking about “poverty.” Read the Center’s research brief, which is full of helpful terms and strategies to talk about building an economy that works for all of us.

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