Advocates believe that comprehensive planning and the right players at the table can improve the plight of Birmingham's poor.
Misconceptions abound regarding poverty in Birmingham — but so do opportunities for progress.
Redefining what it means to be employed, many find themselves working harder and earning less.
The pace of progress slowed by everything from location to daily stresses, community has high hurdles to overcome.
Improving the schools in Birmingham is a massive challenge, but a key to attacking a cultural cycle perpetuating poverty.
How solving the problem of public transportation would bring hope to the poor.
Weld's "Poverty in Birmingham" Series continues.
In one city with the potential for a brighter future, the specter of privation remains.