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Network for Southern Economic Mobility: Collective Impact Facilitation

Economic Mobility Collective Impact
In 2018, a team from Greenville, SC joined MDC's Network for Southern Economic Mobility along with three other cities to explore the hard reality exposed by Raj Chetty's Equality of Opportunity Project, that Greenville was one of the hardest places to rise out of poverty in the country. Hollingsworth Funds - the program sponsor - hired Openfields to serve as the facilitating partner, providing expert facilitation, research and data analysis, and strategic planning for the collective impact project. 

Watch the Managing Director of Living Cities, Demetric Duckett, offer his reflections on growing up in Greenville, SC, as a young African American. 

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