Voices for Illinois Chilldren

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Thu February 9, 2012

One in five Illinois kids live in poverty

The Kids Count report
Illinois Kids Count

An annual report by a child's advocacy group says child poverty rates are getting worse in Illinois:  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.

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