Think the war on poverty is working? Think government is the solution to poverty in America? Think throwing more government money at poverty will make it go away? If you or anyone you know believes any of these things, just spend five minutes watching these videos to get a totally new perspective on poverty and how you can actually make a difference.
Act on Poverty is a non profit organization that seeks to elevate the discussion surrounding poverty in America. They promote meaningful solutions through new ideas, resources and personal involvement. Watch as these young entrepreneurs change your views on poverty forever.
First watch as they totally demolish myths about solving poverty in only 2:26.
Then watch as they dismantle America’s federal safety net in under three minutes. Learn how over 15 trillion dollars in federal spending has failed to end poverty, and how simply spending more will not help.
“If instead of having government programs for the poor we simply offered cash payments to the poor, we could lift all Americans out of poverty at a savings of over 2,000 per family” (0:35)
Finally watch how you and your community can successfully fight poverty in America without relying on the federal government.
Join Act on Poverty’s fight at www.ActOnPoverty.org