Camille Pendley


This Revolutionary Non-Profit is Breaking the Generational Poverty Cycle

Friends of the Children uses mentors to engage with at-risk children in need for 12.5 years.

This story is part of an ongoing campaign called theAlphabet of Illiteracy. By using letters themselves—the foundation of reading and writing—Project Literacy examines the ways illiteracy underpins some of the greatest challenges facing the world today. Below, we explore the letter P for “poverty.”

A screenshot of a U.S. Department of Education Public Service Announcement. Photo Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Education YouTube account.

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