The Facts

900, 000 Alabamians live in poverty.

300,000 children in Alabama live in poverty.

US Census Bureau, Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates

2nd largest income gap

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

2nd most obese, 4th most diabetic state

Alabama is the second most obese state in the country and has the fourth highest rate of diabetes among adults.  Trust for America’s Health; CDC

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