Voices for Illinois Chilldren http://northernpublicradio.org en One in five Illinois kids live in poverty http://northernpublicradio.org/post/one-five-illinois-kids-live-poverty <p>An annual report by a child&#39;s advocacy group says child poverty rates are getting worse in Illinois:&nbsp; one in five children in the state lived in poverty in 2010. According to the Kids Count study released by the group Voices for Illinois Children, child poverty rates have risen for all groups in Illinois, with African Americans and Latinos continuing to be the worst off.<br /> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 01:29:09 +0000 WNIJ 6716 at http://northernpublicradio.org One in five Illinois kids live in poverty