‘Going to bed hungry’: the harrowing reality of poor children living in DC | the Guardian

August 29, 2019
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On August 29, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Income inequality and economic mobility in D.C., was cited by the Guardian:

Muthiah’s organization serves roughly 400,000 individuals in the DC region, about a third of whom are children, and she said her group has witnessed the effects of growing inequity in the city. According to the DC Policy Center, the top 20% of earners in the city take home about 29 times more income than the bottom 20%.

Read more: ‘Going to bed hungry’: the harrowing reality of poor children living in DC | the Guardian

Related: Income inequality and economic mobility in D.C. | D.C. Policy Center

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