Economic Status

River to River
3:01 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Iowa Children Living in Poverty

Children featured in Frontline documentary, "Poor Kids"

The number of Iowa children living in high-poverty neighborhoods is growing at a much faster rate compared to results nationwide. On today's River to River, we’ll find out what it’s like for Iowa’s children to grow up poor, and we’ll talk to people across the state working to end childhood poverty in Iowa.