February 3, 2015
While the Great Recession technically ended in June 2009, many families, including those with children, continue to feel the effects of the United States’ most serious economic contraction since the Great Depression. As of 2013, 14.7 million children were in poverty, a significant increase from the 12.8 million children in poverty before the recession began. Read More »
Our American Story: A Storyteller Action Network
A community of low-income families, service providers, and other community leaders working to expand economic opportunity for all through the power of their personal stories.
“Head Start is the reason my daughter is alive. The reason my family is intact. The reason I can still smile at my daughter’s beautiful face each morning.” -Amanda
VISIT THE OAS WEBSITE TO READ ALL OF THE STORIES AND ADD YOUR OWN