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Roughly Speaking: The role place plays in escaping poverty (episode 45)

Roughly Speaking: The role place plays in escaping poverty (episode 45)

Soon after the civil disturbances following the death of Freddie Gray, a report from Harvard researchers found Baltimore to be about the worst place in the nation for poor children to escape poverty. Despite that grim assessment of social mobility, hundreds of low-income families have managed to move out of poor city neighborhoods to better-off suburban ones using housing vouchers provided by the federal government. Today's podcast examines the importance of place in ending intergenerational poverty in Baltimore

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