The Dream Revisited: Suburban Poverty & Segregation

Research & Policy | September 28th 2016

The twenty-first discussion on The Dream Revisited, Suburban Poverty & Segregation, explores the increasing diversity of suburbs and increasing levels of suburban poverty and debates the challenges of supporting poor households’ economic self-sufficiency beyond the central city.

Essays in the latest discussion include:

The Dream Revisited is a series of thoughtful debates related to racial and economic segregation in neighborhoods and schools. It is a project of the NYU Furman Center and edited by Ingrid Gould Ellen and Justin Steil. Past discussions have explored the poor door debateimplicit biasfurthering fair housingeconomic segregation in schools, and segregation with the financial crisis


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The Dream Revisited is supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Foundations. If you have any comments or suggestions for future discussions, email us at [email protected]

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