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Broken Paths to Economic Mobility
Reimagining Work
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How far will working hard take you in today’s American society? Based on the experience of the frontline workers we called heroes during COVID, not very far. As the wealth divide continues to deepen and class and race inequities are exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the American dream of upward mobility has been called into question. Can one make it simply by trying? This Monday, Professor Brian Lowery talks about mobility and wealth with Christina Sass, the co-founder of Andela, and Laura Maristany, the director External Affairs of Bitwise Industries.

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