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Communicating about Intergenerational Urban Poverty and Race in America: Challenges, Opportunities, and Emerging Recommendations

Emerging and longstanding solutions focused on what each neighborhood needs, crafted in collaboration with the communities that would benefit from those solutions, bring hope and new possibilities for addressing the intergenerational poverty caused by this history of structural and systemic racism.
April 30, 2021

This brief summarizes key findings from research on public perceptions of intergenerational urban poverty and race in America. It is part of a broader project that the FrameWorks Institute is conducting with support from and in partnership with Purpose Built Communities to develop strategies to communicate about urban poverty in ways that build support for racial equity and place-based solutions to end intergenerational poverty.