Poverty Websites

Agricultural Missions, Inc.

An ecumenical organization that accompanies rural peoples in their efforts to address the structural causes of impoverishment and injustice in their communities....
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Catholic Charities USA

Offers a wide spectrum of services to meet specific housing needs, including utility assistance, shelter services and affordable housing. Committed to safe,...
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Children’s Defense Fund

Provides a voice for children — particularly poor children, children of color and those with disabilities –and encourages preventive investments before they...
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Global Alliance for Africa

Partners with local not-for-profit agencies, faith-based organizations, and community groups in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more.  

Global Citizen

Asocial action platform for a global community committed to social change and to solve the world’s biggest challenges and what matters most. Read...
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Just Neighbors

Nine one-hour interactive sessions from Family Promise, examine the root causes of poverty in the US, what living in poverty is like,...
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JustFaith

Offers programs and resources to people of faith to sustain them in their compassionate commitment to build a more just and peaceful...
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Living Wage Calculator

A service of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, provides a way to estimate what it costs to live in each state. Click here...
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Nothing But Nets

Raises awareness and funding to fight malaria, a leading cause of death among children in Africa. Read more.

Oxfam International

A group of independent nongovernmental organizations dedicated to fighting poverty and related injustice around the world. Read more.

PBS News Hour

Provides stories and photos of children playing in the world’s poorest slums, landfills and polluted rivers. Read more.  

Poverty USA

The domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops and an initiative of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), seeks to...
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Poverty USA Campaign

A ministry of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), offers a variety of...
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Sojourners

Encourages Christians to put their faith into action in the passionate pursuit of social justice, peace, and environmental stewardship through resources like...
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Southern Poverty Law Center

Dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society through litigation, education, and...
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Statistic Brain

Provides accurate and timely statistics on a wide variety of subjects. Click on the following for information on: Population living on less...
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The Millennium Project

A United Nations resource to provide information about the international effort to end poverty & highlights the progress countries have made. Read...
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The Raising of America

An integrated media/public engagement project that aims to re-frame the way Americans look at early child health and development in relation to...
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U.S. Census Bureau

Provides a wide variety of statistics and information about the population of the US. with maps, graphs and surveys. Read more.  

World Centric

A socially responsible company that provides waste solutions to reduce environmental impact.  Envisions a world where everyone’s basic needs are met with...
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