Charts to consider when talking about upward mobility in America

  • Redundant and expensive federal programs
  • The upward mobility crisis
  • Problematic disparities still exist

Redundant and expensive federal programs

From the House Budget Committee:

See how our fragmented and duplicative approach to fighting poverty makes it hard to actually provide people the help they need.

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The upward mobility crisis

From the Pew Charitable Trusts:

Rising up the income ladder is especially tough for kids born into poverty.

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Problematic disparities still exist

From The Washington Post:

Our efforts to fight poverty aren’t doing enough to lessen disparities among some minority groups.

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