By Nicole Davis. By making good on his promise to "end the welfare system as we know it," President Clinton set off a resurgence of welfare rights organizing that this country has not seen since the 1960s. Full article available on ColorLines here.
What is color of poverty? In the United States, people of color are
more likely to be poor. However, the social safety net is no longer
strong enough to catch those who fall through the cracks. Race Forward
understands that to end poverty will require addressing the root causes
of it's inequitable distribution.