PUBLIC SQUARE

Ladders Out of Poverty

Season 4 Episode 14 | 57m 2s

New Mexico continues to have one of the nation's worst poverty rates, especially among children. Those numbers have grown in the last few years, according to Census data. The impacts of this reality show up in numerous ways in New Mexico’s poor education outcomes, high rates of child abuse and domestic violence, and the outmigration of our educated young people.

Aired: 03/31/16

Rating: NR

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Funding for PUBLIC SQUARE was provided in part by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Public Square is also funded by American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen. PUBLIC SQUARE is hosted by Megan Kamerick.