A series of videos recasts the narrative around what it is to be poor in the United States; focuses on ways to reinvent the economy to provide paths to prosperity.
In chapter one, we have the Murphy family who tell their complicated story of the tenuous nature of economic mobility in the United States. Watch the Murphy Family Story on Vimeo.
In chapter two, essayist and activist Linda Tirado discusses how frustrating it is to work hard and stay poor in America. Watch When the Poor are Not at the Table on Vimeo.
In chapter three, MIT business professor, Zeynep Ton, explains the value of investing in employees and how good jobs can be profitable for employers. Watch Good Employers Make Money on Vimeo.
In Chapter four, Nancy Pfund, Founder and Managing Partner, DBL Partners discusses the role that investment firms can play to bring the benefits of the economy to neighborhoods that have historically not had them.
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