A new University of Missouri study shows that lower-income areas had more parks but fewer amenities. The lack of amenities like playgrounds has direct impact on issues like obesity and community involvement.

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The U.S. Census Bureau report, Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2011, chronicles the country’s struggle to emerge from the great recession. In 2011, poverty remained high at 15 percent—with more than 46 million people living below the poverty threshold. While this number alone is unacceptable, income inequality grew, a worrisome sign for families and our economy.

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The internet spawned seismic shifts in the music, travel, and retail industries, and a similar movement is underway in higher education, called MOOCs, or massive open online classes.

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There Exists Strong disparities in the opportunities that low-income youth and their wealthier peers face post-high school.

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by Deidre Golden Director, Global Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Practice ORC Worldwide International Labour Organisation (ILO) identifies discrimination based on social origin as a long-recognised form of discrimination, and one that is very difficult to address. While it has not been “on the radar screen” of most diversity and... Read more