HHS 201 – Week 3 DQ 2
Poverty and Income Stability
Many of the people with whom you will work in the human services field will be economically disadvantaged or near economically disadvantaged. Review the video, The Truth About Poverty In America. Consider your attitudes toward this population and the homeless, and discuss whether you think there is prejudice against the poor. In light of the high unemployment rates in our country and the current economy, does this seem to be more of a personal issue or a systemic one? What are some of the reasons for financial instability right now?