The Dimensions of Poverty

Poverty in St. Pete

New Research on Poverty & Progress 2020 continues to “raise the poverty IQ” of the community, by providing ground-breaking research on undetected dimensions of the poverty problem in South St. Petersburg. 2020 research briefs include: (will be attached to email)

Black Men in the Criminal Justice System -A first-ever quantification of the number of black males from St. Petersburg who are incarcerated or involved with the criminal justice system

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Poverty in St. Pete

The 2020 Plan team continues to “raise the poverty IQ” of the community, by providing ground-breaking research on undetected dimensions of the poverty problem in South St. Petersburg. 2020 research briefs include: 

  • 13 Facts on Black & White Poverty - A look at the differences in root causes and dimensions of poverty for the two groups in St. Petersburg SHANA – LINK THIS TO THE PDF I send you  

  • St. Petersburg has highest levels of black fatherlessness, among Florida’s 10 largest cities - Illustrating the City’s low rank in 15 family poverty & family formation metrics SHANA – LINK THIS TO THE PDF I send you  

  • Comparing the Economic Status of African Americans in Durham and St. Petersburg – A special research brief designed for the city’s business leaders as an immersive learning tool following their tour of Durham to study its approach to economic development, including economic diversity.  SHANA – LINK THIS TO THE PDF I send you  

  • The Economic Status of Black Men in St. Petersburg – A brief published in October 2018 for an Action Planning meeting by city and system leaders in education, entrepreneurship and criminal justice