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Charlotte’s economic mobility was the nation’s worst. A new tool measures progress.
Leading on Opportunity has launched its new Opportunity Compass, a tool aimed at measuring Charlotte’s progress on economic mobility. The Charlotte-based organization was created in 2017 to
EQUALibrium: A public conversation on race and equity in Charlotte
In this special conversation, host Mary C. Curtis is joined by local leaders and experts at Project 658 in Charlotte to look at how far
The Opportunity Task Force is making progress on economic mobility in Charlotte.
A Feb. 10 Observer editorial mentioned that the Opportunity Task Force ”hasn’t generated the changes it promised” surrounding economic mobility. This greatly discounts the many
Too few people in Charlotte interact across class lines. That hurts everyone.
My experience at University of Michigan reminded me that having social capital is part of how I got my first job out of college at
Who You Befriend Affects Your Economic Mobility
When it comes to economic mobility – low-income children’s ability to rise from poverty – we’ve known for a while that where you live influences
Idea for Charlotte to steal: Nashville developer partners with housing nonprofit
Those working to solve Charlotte’s housing shortage know each additional affordable unit is critical as population and needs grow.The city of Charlotte calculated 32,000 units are needed to meet the needs