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Group Trying To Find Solution To Children Living In Poverty

September 24, 2013

WCHS-TV – One group is trying to combat the fact that more children are living in poverty. Read

A coalition led by families, congregations, businesses, advocates and unions are gathering at the West Virginia Capitol trying to find strategies to fight the issue.

Three in 10 West Virginia children under age 6 live in poverty with tens of thousands more live right on the edge, according to the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy.