poverty http://wwno.org en Struggling Families Lift Themselves Out Of Poverty http://wwno.org/post/struggling-families-lift-themselves-out-poverty It's been almost 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson declared a "War on Poverty." But today, the poverty rate in the U.S. is the highest it's been in 17 years, affecting some 46 million people.<p>The economy is partly to blame, but even in good times, millions of Americans are poor.<p>That's been a longtime concern for Maurice Lim Miller. He ran social service programs in the San Francisco Bay Area for 20 years. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 19:02:00 +0000 Pam Fessler 15711 at http://wwno.org