A runaway train is moving fast along a track, closing in on a young girl caught in its way – and you hold the switch that can change its course.
What do you do? The answer seems simple, right?
Every day more and more children join the nearly 37 million Americans who live in poverty, without sufficient food, whose families face wrenching tradeoffs.
Only one advanced industrialized country, Mexico, has a higher relative poverty rate than the United States.
How can this be? And more importantly, what can we do to make a change?
Tracks of Hope: The Forgotten Story Of America’s Runaway Train And How We Can Change Its Course shows us the dire direction America is headed in, what hope we still have of getting on the right track, and why it’s in our interests to join together.