Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Alameda County Declares New War On Poverty

America's poverty rates are higher than they have been in decades and now elected officials at both the local and federal level are calling for renewed efforts in combating economic hardship. Poverty rates in one San Francisco Bay Area county are so bad that officials there are declaring a new war on poverty aimed at improving access to quality food and education. Alex Kekauoha filed this report from Oakland.