Opinion
January 04, 2017
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5 Ways Philanthropy Is Helping Jump-Start Economic Mobility

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Creating and supporting pathways to jobs in "middle skills" fields such as nursing — like this program for high school seniors in suburban Maryland — is one way nonprofits and donors can expand economic opportunity for low-income youth.

As Donald Trump prepares to move into the White House this month, he will need to get ready to deliver on his pledge to restore economic opportunity to every American.

One way he may do that is to turn to philanthropies around the country, which have...

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