Ladders to opportunity: Angela

“I’ve been promised a dream that doesn’t exist anymore.  The rich are getting richer; the middle class are getting poorer… I think that’s really sad for our country. I’m waiting for us to step up and do something right and

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Ladders to opportunity: Katie

“I just knew I didn’t want to live paycheck-to-paycheck like my parents have. I wanted better for myself…I threw myself into school because I saw what I could be like if I didn’t.” Katie grew up with a comfortable middle

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Ladders to opportunity: Jessie

“You feel like you want to become an adult, live on your own, leave your parents, go to work, go to school, but financially, that’s really not possible.” Jessie, a young man in his early 30s, has lived in Washington

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