On January 3, 2022, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, The case for creating a local talent pipeline in the District of Columbia, was cited in the Washington Business Journal:
Yet, according to the Brookings Metro Monitor 2021 report, Greater Washington ranks 51st among 53 large metro areas for racial inclusion, or the gap between the white population and people of color on key poverty indicators. In addition, the DC Policy Center found that even when District-born and raised youth find jobs, they are likely to be in low-paying occupations with little opportunity for economic mobility. In Greater Washington, inequities generally break down in an “East-West divide,” where neighborhoods in the eastern half of the region have high levels of poverty and distress.
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