Resources and Supplemental Reading

Articles and Reports:

New York Times: “The Eviction Economy” by Matthew Desmond
     Also by Matthew Desmond: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Atlantic: “It is Expensive to be Poor” by Barbara Ehrenriech
    Also by Barbara Ehrenriech: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

Chronicle of Higher Education: “How Many College Students are Going Hungry?” by Steve Kolowich

Center for Research, Regional Education, and Outreach: “Food Insecurity in Ulster County”

Slate: “Why Poor People Stay Poor” by Linda Tirado


Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America by Jill Leovy

The Undeserving Poor: America’s Enduring Confrontation with Poverty by Michael B. Katz

Related Films:

American Winter (2013)

 A Place at the Table (2013)

 New York Times short video: “Wefare and the Politics of Poverty”
     See also related story, “Political Rifts over Bill Clinton’s Welfare Law Resurface as Aid Shrinks” 

Websites: 100 Stores that Give Discounts to Students” 100 Great Ways to Save Money


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