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Amazing Grace by Jonathan Kozol

Amazing Grace is Jonathan Kozol’s classic book on life and death in the South Bronx—the poorest urban neighborhood of the United States.

Census Bureau Poverty Data

A map that can be broken down by small geographic areas, such as counties, then searched by year.

Center for Family Policy and Research

A report on the state of poverty, education, and health of Missouri children in 2017.

Free/Reduced Lunch Statistics and Percentages per County

A breakdown of statistics showing the number of children on free or reduced lunch plans in each Missouri county.

Missourians to End Poverty: 2018 Missouri Poverty Report Download

This report is a comprehensive and concise snapshot of poverty in Missouri.

Pan-Methodist Campaign for Children in Poverty

The Pan-Methodist Campaign began in 1998 after the bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and United Methodist Church voted to launch a dramatic demonstration of their solidarity in commitment to children in poverty.