ISSUES OF LIFE
At the City of Life Foundation, we acknowledge the unpredictable nature of life. With a strong narrative of human kindness and dedication to our community, we offer a chance to come together and provide care, comfort, and hope during difficult times. Whether you have experienced sickness, are a caregiver, or are an individual looking to make a difference, our compassionate community and approach will be a perfect fit. Join us today and be a part of something much greater.
As of 2021, the number of people affected by hunger globally rose to as many as 828 million. This represents an increase of about 46 million since 2020 and 150 million since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
When we delve into the statistics, we discover that approximately 0.2% of the world’s population is homeless as of 2023. That may not sound like a large number, but when translated into actual figures, it amounts to around 153 million individuals who do not have a place to call home
Prevalence Worldwide: It is estimated that approximately 1 in 100 children around the world has autism1. However, reported prevalence varies significantly across studies, and some well-controlled studies have reported substantially higher figures
We want to ensure those that want an education has every means aailable to receive one. By providing job opportunities, partnering with businessed that will support in this effort to assist students who's guardians are not fully capable to provide all of the resources neccesary; we want to along with other outlets have scholarships to make up the difference. Therefore we are introducing The Vick/Willis Scholarship Fund program.
Certainly! Here are some statistics related to people with physical disabilities in the United States for the period from 2019 to 2021: Population Size: The population of people with disabilities in the U.S. is significant. Approximately 61 million adults live with a disability1. Earnings from Work: The gap in “median earnings from work” between people (civilians aged 18-64 living in the community and working full-time/full-year) with and without disabilities has narrowed. In 2019, the difference was -$8,519, which decreased to -$6,319 in 20212. Poverty: Poverty rates among people with disabilities remain a concern. However, specific data on poverty rates during the specified period are not provided in the available sources.
Certainly! Here are some illiteracy statistics for adults in the United States: Overall Literacy Rate: On average, 79% of U.S. adults nationwide are literate in 20241. 21% of adults in the U.S. are illiterate in the same year1. Literacy Levels: 54% of adults have a literacy level below 6th grade (with 20% reading below 5th grade level)1. 20% of adults read below a 5th-grade level1. Economic Impact: Low levels of literacy cost the U.S. up to 2.2 trillion dollars per year1. Immigrant Literacy: 34% of adults lacking literacy proficiency were born outside the U.S