Urban slums are home to 827.6 million people worldwide. In the United States, 48.5 million people live in poverty. Gaining access to affordable and decent housing is an increasing challenge and, believe it or not, reading and sharing book experiences may be a step toward finding a solution.
A Habitat for Humanity book club in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, is forging the way by encouraging dialogue and awareness around issues of poverty, race, immigration, and housing.
Read the rest of my article at Books Make A Difference.