Best way to break cycle of poverty

While I was pleased to see in the April 9 story by Ethan Hartley that the number of kids in Rhode Island who are living in poverty has gone down, we know that there is much more work to be done.

That’s why I am so grateful to Elizabeth Burke Bryant and Rhode Island Kids Count for their outstanding work advocating on behalf of children for the last 25 years. I was honored to be invited to speak at their breakfast last week, where they released their 25th annual 2019 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook, which will help state policymakers as they seek to improve the lives of children.

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