America presents citizens and immigrants with great opportunity to get ahead. Even so, there is less mobility in America than in other industrialized nations and perhaps less than in the past. Individuals, parents, communities, and governments at all levels can do a lot to promote mobility and opportunity. Specific proposals for increasing opportunity, many supported by good evidence, will be presented.
Economic opportunity; Social mobility; United States
Family, Life Course, and Society | Inequality and Stratification | Social Policy
Creating an Opportunity Society.
Available at: https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/brookings_lectures_events/3
Family, Life Course, and Society Commons, Inequality and Stratification Commons, Social Policy Commons
Greenspun Hall Auditorium, UNLV, 5:30 p.m.
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First attached file: 61 PowerPoint slides
Second attached file: Author biography