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Ohio Poverty Snapshot Card Updated

Printer-friendly resource card gives you a snapshot of poverty in Ohio that you can share with friends, colleagues and legislators. Check it out! »

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Hi Advocate,

Advocates for Ohio’s Future’s updated Ohio Poverty Snapshot resource card highlights the reality of poverty in Ohio in a way that you can easily share. On one side the card shows the 2017 Federal Poverty Guidelines used to determine eligibility for a variety of public support programs. The other side highlights some of Ohio's most in-demand jobs, most of which pay poverty-level wages, leaving Ohioans in need of extra support to make ends meet.


Join the Conversation

You’ve heard that too many Ohioans live in poverty and that strong public supports can help them get back on their feet instead of falling deeper into poverty, but getting the conversation started can be challenging. Here's how our resource card can help:

  • Print and share this resource with your friends, colleagues and your state lawmakers.
  • If you would like a copy of the card sent to you, please send me an email with your name and mailing address.
  • When you talk with people, highlight that public investments in government support programs benefit all Ohioans.
  • Use the hashtag #poorwhileworking when posting about poverty in Ohio on social media.

In advocacy,
Rebecca