Jasmyn King: Poverty in Perspective.

I am the youngest of 7 kids; 3 brothers, 3 sisters - and me. My mom and dad divorced when I was young so it became very tough to make ends meet. My mom raised us kids as a single mother. I couldn't imagine how difficult that was for her.

Faces of Change: Stacy Nixon – Second Chance Technology.

"I feel that most people believe if you work hard you won’t be poor, but that’s just not the case. When you are born into a certain class, it is very difficult to advance to the next class, especially if you don’t have the proper tools or education."