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Economic Mobility

Explore solutions that are increasing opportunities for upward economic mobility. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more difficult for people who are struggling financially to achieve greater economic stability for themselves and their families. In order to tackle poverty, a wide range of social issues need to be addressed. Which policies, programs and initiatives are providing the resources and creating the right set of circumstances for families to move up the economic ladder? These stories highlight reporting that departs from traditional narratives of poverty, by exploring promising responses that address needs like housing, transportation, racism, access to education and family care. 

  • Poverty studies
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  • Housing development
  • Economic justice
  • Equal opportunity in education
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