US cities reversing poverty trend | News | Al Jazeera

US cities reversing poverty trend

Cities across the Midwest and northeastern region of the US are bucking the trend of growing poverty and crime.

    There is a growing gap between the rich and poor within the US, and once-thriving areas of the country are now facing increasing poverty and crime. 

    In 'Rust Belt', comprised of states in the Midwest and Northeastern region of the US, was previously a booming industrial area and is taking action to reverse the trend. 

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Youngstown, Ohio.  

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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