Project Update

50 Years On: Protecting Opportunity for All Americans

  • August 28, 2013

On Wednesday, Aug. 28, President Barack Obama spoke at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. His speech addressed a similar theme as the 1963 march, "Jobs and Justice ,'' and argued that  Americans must promote and protect opportunities for anyone working to reach the middle class.

Data from Pew's economic mobility project

Additional research from the Pew Research Center



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Issues:
Economic Mobility, Unemployment
States:
National
 
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