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King was convinced that for the civil rights movement to achieve its goals, poverty needed to become a central focus of the movement. He believed the poor could lead a movement that would revolutionize society and end poverty. more
by Issac Morgan, Florida Phoenix A federal judge has ruled that a group of young offenders can sue the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice over its use of solitary confinement in its detention … more
By Laura (Layla) H. Kwong, University of California, Berkeley Do masks work? And if so, should you reach for an N95, a surgical mask, a cloth mask, or a gaiter? Over the past year and a half, … more
Opinion By Reggie Connell, Managing Editor The mission of The Apopka Voice is to engage, inform, and make a difference in the community. We want to tell the story of Apopka - all of Apopka. … more
Since the pandemic, the Children's Home Society predicts one in four kids in Florida will be living in poverty, an addition of 210,000 children From Public News Service, Florida An annual … more
Opinion By Joya Misra, Professor of Sociology & Public Policy, University of Massachusetts Amherst Which former president pitched a Family Assistance Plan to the American people that would have … more
By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida has the nation’s second-highest number of groups that “vilify others because of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender … more
From United Against Poverty and Community Resource Network There is good news for families struggling in Apopka! Thanks to the partnership of Next Step Ministry, Big Potato Foundation, Apopka … more
12th highest rate in the US From The Center Square Florida residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 13.5 percent of the state’s population, the 12th highest rank among the … more
By Trimmel Gomes/Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A new report shows 459,000 Florida children, 11% of children in the state, live in neighborhoods with concentrated poverty. Florida is … more
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