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By Sarah Sapeda, San Diego Magazine
Jan 20, 2020
Local leaders and nonprofits joined forces recently to create San Diego for Every Child: The Coalition to End Child Poverty. Among its lofty goals is to cut childhood poverty in the region by half over the next decade. According to the organization, more than 190,000 San Diego children experienced unequal access to healthy food, stable housing, reliable healthcare, quality childcare, and early education, and San Diego for Every Child is calling on the community to get involved and help turn around the troubling trend.
“It is going to take all of us coming together to tackle this problem.”Sara Jacobs, Chair
“In a county as wealthy as San Diego, it is simply unacceptable that so many of our kids are experiencing poverty,” said organization chair Sara Jacobs. “It is going to take all of us coming together to tackle this problem.”