High number of households with children living in poverty

The Climb

There are many effects poverty has on the development of children. Scientists are specifically studying the effects of poverty on children’s brain development. Cognitive development is intimately related to socioeconomic status. Cognitive performances are affected both emotionally and intellectually. This begins in the early stages of childhood and continues on.

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of Louisiana children live in poverty



of children born in North Baton Rouge will remain in the same socioeconomic status as an adult

of children in Louisiana are homeless

1 in 19


With your support, you are helping our organization in more ways than one. Not only are you helping raise awareness about this Driver of Poverty, but you are also contributing toward our programs focused on helping lift communities out of poverty. 


As a partner, you can help us by utilizing your network to raise awareness and provide institutional knowledge around this Driver. We invite you to join the coalition to change the narrative on Equal Pay by attending our Living Room Session or the mural unveiling event. At these events we will have opportunities for you to share your truth on this Driver. 

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