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4% of Kids Born Into Poverty in Charlotte Have a Chance of Ever Leaving Poverty.

January 27, 2017

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During the fall of 2016, I started a doctor of ministry program at Southeastern University in which I am focusing on the implications facing kids that are born into poverty. This was inspired by the heartbreaking statistic that was released recently that children that are born into poverty in Charlotte have a 4% chance of […]

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Defining Poverty (Generational / Situational)

January 27, 2017

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Dr. Ruby Payne wrote her seminal work on poverty in a book called A Framework for Understanding Poverty. In this classic work, she gives a working definition that brings clarity to two different types of poverty: generational and situational. She states, “Generational poverty and situational poverty are different. Generational poverty is defined as being in […]

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Reading List: Books that have helped me explore racial & socioeconomic division.

January 23, 2017

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Since I started studying the topic of generational poverty, and the implication on kids that are born into poverty, there have been several books that have really helped me explore on a deeper level. This isn’t an endorsement of every part of every book, but I have found something helpful about each book. For a […]

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