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Non-Racialized Families: Families and Children

non-racialized families: Children from racialized families or families of people of colour are more than twice as likely to be living in poverty as those from non-racialized families, or 23.3 per cent compared to 11.4 per cent, says the report, according to Toronto Star. And about 84 per cent of Toronto's Indigenous families with children are living in poverty. But even more troubling is the racial divide among the region's poor children, according to the report being released Wednesday by a coalition of social agencies serving vulnerable families. When it comes to newcomer families many of whom are also racialized almost half of Toronto region children whose parents arrived in Canada within the past five years live in poverty. The report is particularly worrying in light of recently released census data that shows more than half of city residents identify as members of visible minority communities. That is almost three times the rate of poverty experienced by children in non-immigrant families, according to the report titled Unequal City The Hidden Divide Among Toronto Children and Youth. ( As reported in the news.