Ending Poverty Starts in the Womb (w/ Video)

Ending Poverty Starts in the Womb (w/ Video)

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harlem-charter-school.jpgAfter years of government and faith-based programs to give people a hand up, there is one man who may have found a “cure” for poverty. From Harvard to Harlem, Geoffrey Canada has been moved to correct a century-old problem, working in two charter schools, for more than 20 years. “His main goal has been to turn children of tough inner-city neighborhoods into college-bound citizens.”

Ending the cycle of poverty, it turns out, begins with parenting skills, because a child’s mind begins developing even in the womb, and the words they hear when young, make all the difference.

(Read the story and watch the video from Good Morning America)

Thanks to GNN member Jac Auguste for the link!

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