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Resource June 11, 2020

Meet the Journalists: Rich Lord, Michael Santiago, and Stacy Innerst

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When half the kids are in poverty, our fractured towns can offer no future. This project explore the...

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Kyle Hamilton, 7, left, and Lucas Barpon, 7, both of Possilpark, play a wrestling video game on a Playstation during a Young People's Futures session, Oct. 25, 2019, at Possilpoint Community Centre in Possilpark, Glasgow, Scotland. Image by Michael Santiago. United Kingdom, 2019.
Kyle Hamilton, 7, left, and Lucas Barpon, 7, both of Possilpark, play a wrestling video game on a Playstation during a Young People's Futures session, Oct. 25, 2019, at Possilpoint Community Centre in Possilpark, Glasgow, Scotland. Image by Michael Santiago. United Kingdom, 2019.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's year-long exploration of child poverty—its causes and effects, and the solutions available to combat it—takes a team of journalists to Scotland. There the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act requires that the national government, local leaders, and the publicly-run health system work together to ensure that by 2030, no more than 5 percent of kids live in poverty.

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