Our 48 Million Poor
In the Neighborhood
7/11/16, SARASOTA, FL --
The Annie E. Casey Foundation reports that in 2013, 11,888 children in Sarasota County were living at or below the poverty line. This equates to a staggering 20.4% of the county's children.
7/11/16, BALTIMORE, MD --
The Annie E. Casey Foundation reports that in 2014, 183,531 Maryland children were living at or below the poverty level. This equates to 13.8% of Maryland's kids. For the City of Baltimore, the numbers are even more horrific: 32.2% of Baltimore kids (41,670).
September 2015, WASHINGTON D.C. --
2014 Census Bureau data: 46.7 million Americans in poverty; 14.8% of the population.
From Our Blog
Partnering in Howard County, Maryland
ELLICOTT CITY, MD, September 18, 2018 -- Open Door America is pleased to announce a preliminary agreement has been reached with the Department of Corrections of Howard County, Maryland to provide case management and mentoring services in support of the county's work-release and reentry programs. During the next 60 days, the parties will pursue a final agreement to create multiple employment-onboarding initiatives throughout Central Maryland beginning as early as December 2018. This developing partnership is a prime example of the type of public-private cooperation that is desperately needed in the United States to assist ex-offenders in rebuilding their lives and employers in finding highly-motivated entry-level workers.