UTAH KIDS IN GENERATIONAL POVERTY

could fill the Vivint Smart Home Arena nearly three times.

The United States has the second highest child poverty rate among 35 industrialized countries despite having the largest economy in the world. A child in the United States has a 1 in 5 chance of being poor and the younger she is the poorer she is likely to be. - Intergenerational Welfare Reform Commission and Children's Defense Fund

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68% OF ADULTS

in Utah who live in generational poverty are women

In Utah Women and Leadership Project’s “Poverty Among Utah Women” report, Utah women were found more likely to live in poverty than men in Utah; especially women who are the head of household or single parents. 

Economic Mobility

“The three principles of mobility from poverty—power and autonomy, being valued in community, and economic success— are mutually reinforcing, and progress in one domain can lead to improvements in others,” according to the Measuring Mobility from Poverty, April 2018 report.

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