Poverty's costs are high — particularly for minorities

Nov 29, 2016


Poverty rates in Illinois are starting to go down. But economic inequality  is growing between white Illinoisans and their black and Latino counterparts.   That's according a recently issued report by group of anti-poverty organizations. That report also showed that being poor in Illinois is a costly proposition. Food, housing, credit and other things often cost for impoverished people than the general population

For more information, go to http://www.povertylaw.org/about/media/high-cost-being-poor-2016.