Next month, Elizabeth will be leaving Opportunity Nation to become the Chief Strategy Officer at Phipps Community Development Corporation with an initial focus on launching an education-focused collective impact initiative in the South Bronx, part of a cradle-to-college initiative designed to promote student success.
The evidence is clear that we have less economic mobility than we think we do. Low-income children born in a dozen other wealthy countries stand a better chance of improving their lot in life than U.S. children who are born into poverty.
This report offers a sobering assessment of the gridlock and lack of civility that has plagued Washington D.C. in recent years. But it also serves as an opportunity to join together on an issue most Americans care about passionately: jumpstarting the American Dream and expanding economic and social mobility to more Americans.