Legislative Presentation

Serving the Underserved: Counties Addressing Poverty

“Counties Addressing Poverty: Serving the Underserved” describes the critical county role in breaking multigenerational cycles of poverty. The report examines varying poverty rates across our nation’s counties, county anti-poverty efforts and federal economic opportunity programs that are county-administered. Additionally, the report includes recommendations for Congress on how they can engage with local decision makers as they work to reauthorize and improve federal poverty programs.