annie e. casey foundation
July 24, 2015 -
A new study finds that child poverty has risen nationally, with over a quarter of children in the South living below the poverty line. But the region has also seen improvements in child health insurance coverage and in educational achievement.
July 22, 2014 -
A new report looks at the well-being of children by state and finds that those living in Appalachia and the South are facing especially difficult conditions, including growing poverty and economic inequality. It calls for smart investments to ensure all children have the chance to live up to their full potential.
June 24, 2013 -
An annual report that measures the well-being of U.S. children finds improvements among some Southern states -- and slippage among others. Where does your state stand?
August 1, 2012 -
Organizing projects underway in Nashville and Memphis bring together labor, community and faith groups to challenge a status quo that keeps the state and region near the bottom of the economic ladder.