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New Report: Multidimensional Poverty and Race in America

An important report published yesterday examines poverty across "multiple dimensions for adults aged 25 to 61." Although poverty is "typically defined in terms of a lack of adequate income," the experience of poverty "goes well beyond household finances, and can include a lack of education, work, access to healthcare, or distressed neighborhood conditions."

Read a summary of the report here, and download the report itself here.

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Nicholas Laccetti

Nicholas Laccetti is the Ministry with the Poor communicator, based out of the offices of the General Board for Global Ministries in New York City. He received his M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary in 2015, where he studied the intersections between popular religion, theology, and social change.

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Read and comment on a range of personal reflections and perspectives about poverty and Ministry with the Poor. Our goal is to attract diverse voices and points of view from United Methodists and friends, including people and communities living in conditions of poverty, other experts, religious leaders, community organizers, advocates, policy makers, volunteers, and all engaged in Ministry with the Poor.

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