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Teacher Notes:  It was not easy for me teaching in the East New York section of Brooklyn for 32 years as I had to battle against poverty, homelessness and violence.

East New York has a population around 90,000. Over half the population lives below the poverty line and receives public assistance.

CLASP: Center for Law and Social Policy (law and policy affecting the poor)

Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change

CROP: Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (International Social Science Council)

NCCP: National Center for Children in Poverty

National Center for Law and Economic Justice

CFFPP: Center on Fathers, Families, and Public Policy


Poverty (U.S. Census Bureau)

Poverty and its Effect on Childhood Literacy

5 Questions That Promote Student Success in High-Poverty Schools | Edutopia

The Impact of Poverty and Homelessness on Children's Oral and Literate Language: Practical Implications for Service Delivery

Poverty Guidelines, Research, and Measurement (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services

Causes of Poverty (Global Issues)

Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity
Institute for Research on Poverty

Homelessness/U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

National Center on Family Homelessness

National Coalition for the Homeless

National Alliance to End Homelessness

Visions of Homelessness Curriculum

Homeless Education Online Curriculum