Total U.S. Population: 315 Million
Population living at or below Federal Poverty Guidelines: 16% (50.4 Million)
Children living at or below Federal Poverty Guidelines: 22% (16 Million)
Circles USA approach
We believe that responsibility for both poverty and prosperity rests not only in the hands of individuals, but also with societies, institutions, and communities.
Circles USA solution
Circles engages entire communities in owning the solution to poverty.
· Mobilizing volunteers, community leaders and organizations
· Developing leadership
· Increasing the capacity of existing social/community services
· Addressing the systems barriers faced by families trying to move out of poverty