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Box 1: Poverty in America


  You will be directed to the following web links to answer questions about poverty in the USA.   

Box 2: Hunger in America

Watch this video to understand the social issue of hunger in the United States. The social issues of poverty and hunger go hand in hand.

Box 3 Feeding America Hunger

Click on the link below to obtain information .

Box 4: How does minimum wage play a role in poverty?

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2. click student sign in

3. code latham1964

4. Click on Archives and then click on issues

5. Feb. 3, 2014 "Does this chicken deserve a raise"?

6. answer the questions on your worksheet 


After click on the link in the box Maps of State Minimum Wages 

Box 5:Sociological Imagination

Sociological Imagination helps us as members of society to understand to fuller understand the social events and issues that surround us.  As we enter into the holiday season think of those who are less fortunate. What is it like to live in the shoes of someone who is facing poverty.  In this simulation you will experience the overwheleming pressures and choices that people have to make living in poverty.