Passaic County has the highest child poverty rate in New Jersey, according to a new report. One Paterson nonprofit is working to empower families struggling to make ends meet.
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The latest Kids Count report found more NJ children are covered by health insurance and fewer are living in poverty.
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Advocates for Children of New Jersey released data that shows 17 percent of children live in poverty.