Post Tagged with: "DC poverty"

Report Cites Racial Income Gap

The Washington, D.C.’s Fiscal Policy Institute’s analysis of U.S. Census Bureau federal data found deep racial disparity in the District’s economic recovery after the recession. Although the overall median household income in the District has recovered steadily since the crash, rising some $13,000 above prerecession 2007 levels, incomes for black[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Poverty Rate Increases

As the region struggles to recover from the recession, the poverty rate in Washington, D.C., which has steadily risen since 2007, reached 18.9 percent in 2013, a marginal increase from the previous year, according to recent findings from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. The survey revealed that about 115,550[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 3 comments City News, News
Sounds of Silence

Sounds of Silence

Georgetown students are certainly not prone to keeping their opinions to themselves: Dialogue, debate and activism are prevalent on the Hilltop. And yet, a collective veil of silence is drawn over some salient issues. These 10 topics — whether overlooked, downplayed, forgotten or ignored — are worth bringing to the table.[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Opinion