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Black and Hispanic Americans are 2x as likely to have student loan debt as whites

Blacks and Hispanics are twice as likely to have student loan debt as whites,

Sixteen percent of whites have student loan debt, as do 34 percent of African Americans and 28 percent of Hispanics. 

Source: 2013, Forever in Your Debt: Who Has Student Loan Debt, and Who’s Worried?
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95% of charities reporting $50,000+ in revenue in 2008 were still operational in 2012

95% of charities reporting $50,000+ in revenue in 2008 were still operational in 2012

The recession had a relatively modest effect on nonprofit survival: before the recession, the “death” rate was 4.3 percent.

Source: 2013, The Impact of the Great Recession on the Number of Charities
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Those with bachelor’s degrees earn 79% more than high school grads

Those with bachelor’s degrees earn 79% more than high school grads

There are many ways to assess education’s payoff, but the earnings gap for all those wanting employment is vast.

Source: 2014, Higher Education Earnings Premium: Value, Variation, and Trends
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By the second quarter of 2012, 59% of all mortgaged properties in Nevada were underwater

By the second quarter of 2012, 59% of all mortgaged properties in Nevada were underwater

During the housing crisis, Las Vegas saw the highest levels of foreclosure and price collapse of any American metro.

Source: 2013, Investors and Housing Markets in Las Vegas: A Case Study
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25.4% of American adults volunteered with a nonprofit organization in 2013

25.4% of American adults volunteered with a nonprofit organization in 2013

That year, volunteers contributed 8.1 billion hours—worth an estimated $163 billion.

Source: 2014, The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2014: Public Charities, Giving, and Volunteering
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In less than 10 years, there will be 55 million Americans over the age of 65

In less than 10 years, there will be 55 million Americans over the age of 65

Data show that without policy changes, many older Americans won’t have access to needed transportation and services.

Source: 2013, Roadblocks Ahead for Seniors Who Don't Drive
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