In the video below, the Center for American Progress proposes five things we can do to cut poverty now.
In short, the five things are:
- Create jobs
- Increase the minimum wage
- Expand access to high quality pre-k and childcare
- Make the workplace family friendly
- Don’t make poverty worse
In the following video, these points are explained in a bit more fully. Take a look:
This list is a good start. But it is just a start. What else do you think we can do to address poverty and inequality? I would love to hear your ideas in the comments below.