Allyship, Advocacy and Taking Action: Part 4 - Breaking Through Poverty Lines through Education & Job Creation - Shared screen with speaker view
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I’d love to capture Pete’s quote on 7% chance of moving from lowest to highest percentile!
@Kendra and @Michele, We’ll get the stat/source from Pete! Stay tuned!
@Kendra, Brookings highlighted it (as the #1 chart) in this list: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/social-mobility-memos/2018/01/11/raj-chetty-in-14-charts-big-findings-on-opportunity-and-mobility-we-should-know
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As their other research has shown, the degree of mobility varies a LOT across areas in the US — higher-mobility areas are more integrated residentially, have more equal incomes, and better primary schools
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That is a great idea
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Hello - this is Anna Frazzetto https://www.linkedin.com/in/annafrazzetto/ Thrilled to be here for another inspirational event!
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From Pete, the article he referenced, we’ll include in the follow-up email, too (THANK YOU PETE!)! https://www.brookings.edu/blog/social-mobility-memos/2018/01/11/raj-chetty-in-14-charts-big-findings-on-opportunity-and-mobility-we-should-know/
Collaboration is key! LOVE IT.
Agreed on all counts, powerful message on understanding and looking for potential in a different light.
Please don’t ever get off your soapbox, Dorri! We need more people to stand tall, stand strong and use their voices. Bravo!!!!
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Totally agree about creating and passing on generational wealth! It's an important part of DEI and helping with the change our country needs.I help people and organizations do this! Please connect. https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-duster/
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Preach Pete! Love that idea of giving ownership all and then teaching them what that means especially understanding the financials.
Such a rich conversation with excellent perspectives from the panel. Thank you for highlighting this!
i agree Shannon - exceptional session and it could easily go for another couple of hours!
Thanks for sharing Chris!!
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Thanks for sharing Chris!
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I couldn’t agree more - you absolutely speak my language.
Can't wait to read that OpEd in the WSJ Pete!
Hats off to Sandee for being an outstanding moderator for this discussion. This was the most substantive webinar I have been to on this topic, and I can’t wait to share the recording out among my team! Thanks for pumping us up to improve lives!
Agreed! Diversity of thought, perspective and experience enables growth
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Sandi tank you for being an amazing "Cruise Director"!
This discussion helped me look at education and work differently. Thank you for this thought provoking conversation today.
BRAVO! Outstanding panel. Great closing remarks Irina!
Great panel! Great cruise directing, Sandee. :)
Fantastic panel as always!
Excellent Panel and conversation!!!
Fantastic panel - Thank you all!!
I can't wait for the next session!
Excited for the recap!!!
Sandee is extraordinary at moderating. I have big shoes to fill.
Incredible panel. Thank you ARA and moderator/panelists!