Blog Posts: Community Focus: Charlotte

Impressions of the Food Bank at Crisis Assistance Ministries

John Gibson, a research assistant at the Poverty Center, describes what left the greatest impression on him during our recent trip to Crisis Assistance Ministries in Charlotte, NC.

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Posted by John T. Gibson on Wed. July 9, 2014 4:12 PM
Categories: Community Focus: Charlotte

A Slide with No Ladder - Opportunity in Charlotte

Rory Fleming, a Research Assistant with the Poverty Center, reflects on our most recent visit to Charlotte. The subject matter of Rory's piece includes a Harvard study that placed Charlotete 50th out of 50 cities studied in terms of economic mobility, but the writing features a chance encounter with a dilapidated playground - featuring a slide without a ladder - that struck him in a profound way.

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Posted by Rory J. Fleming on Wed. July 9, 2014 3:05 PM
Categories: Community Focus: Charlotte, Student Research

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