"Poverty is one of the worst kinds of violence. You're always on edge." Callie Greer is an activist with the Poor People's Campaign fighting against systemic poverty. Learn more about the struggle of the Poor People's Campaign at poorpeoplescampaign.org.
"My father ... fought as a Korean veteran for democracy... and he wasn't going to come back home and not have it." Catherine flowers is a veteran, teacher, and water warrior. Learn more about her advocacy at americawillbe.org/catherine-flowers
In America, much of the homeless population is made up of veterans. According to The Department of Veterans Affairs, in 2018 around 37,000 veterans were homeless on a given night. Many veterans are unable to get onto disability, forcing them into poverty.
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