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Oregon Children Growing Up Poor

Tonia Hunt from Children First For Oregon explains the Status of Children report.

One in four children in Oregon grow up poor. 

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That's the most straightforward finding of the annual progress report prepared for Children First For Oregon.

The report ranks Oregon in the bottom half of states for child poverty. 

CFFO's Tonia Hunt joins us to talk about the causes and possible remedies.  
 

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