Brief Opportunity Still Has Racial Hue
Margaret Simms
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Children are more likely to succeed if they have a stable home environment, adequate nutrition and the opportunity to get a good education. Unfortunately, nearly 50 years after the march on Washington, opportunity still has a racial dimension, argues Institute fellow Margaret Simms in this commentary for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Research Areas Families Social safety net Race and equity Children and youth
Tags Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Economic well-being Inequality and mobility Racial barriers to accessing the safety net