Could smart growth help address poverty?
The persistent level of families living in poverty in Kingston (13%) is a stubborn challenge for the community. For some vulnerable groups, the rate approaches 25%. SPEAKingston supporters might look at how smart growth could help address the issue.
For a 10-year perspective on poverty and other findings from the community's annual report card, see the Vital Signs 2018 report published Oct. 15th by the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area.