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Stay informed of the latest COVID-19 news and learn more about its disproportionate impact on low- and moderate-income Americans.


An Extra Hill to Climb

This series, produced as a partnership between Spotlight and EducationNC, illustrates the challenges facing many community college students through stories from North Carolina and data reflecting broader nationwide challenges.


Spotlight on the States

State and local governments, community-based organizations and other non-profits play a significant role in implementing policies and programs to reduce poverty and promote opportunity.

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* Hover over a state to get a snapshot of poverty statistics in the state, then click or use the drop-down menu to access information and resources, news articles, and links to learn more about state efforts to reduce poverty.

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