Engaging Youth Is Key to Their Success and Ours | Mark Edwards
Where you live, what you can do and whom you know have always mattered when it comes to moving up the economic and social ladder. Fair or not, geography, ability and influence have long affected how far many Americans get in life.
But with a sluggish recovery, an increasingly competitive global economy, and a yawning divide between rich and not-rich, expanding these “gateways to opportunity” to more Americans is arguably more important than ever before. This is particularly true if we are to keep the American Dream alive for the next generation and help low-income youth gain the skills they need to reach the security of the middle class.
Engaging Youth Is Key to Their Success and Ours | Mark Edwards.