Watch & Reflect

The following documentaries follow the lives of children living in poverty. 

Growing Up Poor In America (full documentary) | FRONTLINE
Poor Kids (full documentary) | FRONTLINE

Reflection Questions

  • What were some of your initial reactions after watching the documentaries? Were you aware of the day-to-day issues that children living in poverty face? 
  • One of the children in the Frontline documentary mentions that it is hard to see her mom struggling to provide for the family and tries not to show her feelings so she won’t overwhelm her mom. What other invisible struggles do you think children in poverty face?
  • How can Engage Dallas be part of the solution in breaking child poverty?

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