Cycle of Risk: The Intersection of Poverty, Violence, and Trauma

In this edition of the Social IMPACT Research Center at Heartland Alliance’s annual poverty report, the research team analyzes the ways in which poverty, violence, and trauma are interrelated in Illinois. The report finds that poverty and violence often have the same root causes, and unaddressed trauma in communities that experience poverty and violence serves to exacerbate both of these social issues.
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Publication Date: 
March, 2017
March 2017
Partner Resources
OFA Initiatives: 
Systems to Family Stability National Policy Academy
SFS Category: 
Toxic Stress
  • Special Populations
    • Children Impacted by Toxic Stress