Katie Puterbaugh: Poverty in Perspective.

I am very blessed to live in the Ohio Valley where there are employment opportunities. I am grateful to have the access I do to resources and community, I think that is the real reason I am doing better.

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."

Don’t Vote? Don’t Complain.

Americans have notoriously surrendered their right to vote. A Pew research study found that only 56 percent of the U.S. voting-age population cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election - only slightly better than in 2012. But, that still means 44 percent of eligible voting-age Americans decided to "sit this one out".