Poverty thresholds are determined by the US government, and vary according to the size of a family, and the ages of its members. In 2018, the poverty threshold—also known as the poverty line—for an individual was $12,784. For two people, the weighted average threshold was $16,247.

Create Affordable Housing and provide resources that will assist families in achieving homeownership: 

HAHTTA recognizes that: a large portion of households spend half of their monthly income on rent or a mortgage.


Many of these families are only one paycheck away from homelessness.

Removing Barriers after being behind bars: Connecting EX-Offenders with Felony Friendly Employment, Job Training & Earn as You Learn Apprenticeships :

HAHTTA recognizes that: Two-thirds of all people currently incarcerated in the United States are there for non-violent offenses. Once individuals and in particular African Americans serve their sentences and satisfy all the conditions of their release, they still encounter significant obstacles, like finding a job and safe housing.

Develop Educational and Artistic After School Programs to help keep youth out of prison

as well as develop a program to assist women and children with incarcerated spouses and parents:

HAHTTA recognizes that:

Some 4,500 children are housed in adult jails and prisons on any given day in Children housed in an adult jail or prison are up to 9 times more likely to commit suicide than those in juvenile facilities.

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