WCPO: COLUMN: New study on poverty in Hamilton County shows how much work we have to do

If you have a hard time believing what you've heard or read about how our region's childhood poverty problem is spreading, maybe these two maps will convince you.

They're on pages 42 and 43 of a new report commissioned by the Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency. And they show how much the geography of childhood poverty has changed in less than a generation.

"In 2000, not that long ago, poverty was in central Cincinnati and a few more rural locations," Liz Blume told me. She's director of the Community Building Institute at Xavier University, which did the study...

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