Poverty in the United States is getting worse each day and not enough is getting done about it.
There are people who want to help the poor, but no one knows exactly how to help them.
As individuals, poverty is being blamed because of the lifestyles that families live in today.
It is said that because of the lack of support in poor families, individuals raised in poverty are likely to fail as adults (Bradbury, 2001).
A second program issued was the Interventionist approach, which was an action made on behalf of the federal government to help educate and employ the poor in order to help them attain a job career.
Unfortunately, these social programs was not able to keep up with the inflation rates and the constant want of material goods by the poor, created by the need to fit in with the middle and upper classes (Burton, 1992).
As you can see, there are over a billion people living in poverty around the world.
According to Howard Glennerster in "United States Poverty Studies and Poverty Measurement: The Past Twenty-Five Years," poverty has been a steady condition in United States history.
Homeless people often make camp in street corners with the hope of getting by through the donations of generous passers, as shown in this 2008 photo by Franco Folini on the corner of 6th Street and Mission in San Francisco, CA.
Allan Singer, in "Business Strategy and Poverty Alleviation," focused on the issue of poverty with regard to small business owners who don’t have these social problems integrated with their own interests.