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The 2020 CSEM Community Scholars: ‘Just look for the hope. It’s out there.’

The Chronicle

The Community Scholars’ designation was created in combination with Economic Mobility Opportunity Awards, in recognition of the value of knowledge obtained by individuals...

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CSEM Fellows’ research could open doors for vulnerable residents, employers


The work of CSEM’s 2019-20 class of Research Fellows shares one important factor...


Alvin Atkinson Honoring King's "Beloved Community"

The Winston-Salem Journal

At the dawn of this new year, and in recognition of the celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., I now write to excite and invite all of us to look within ourselves...


Richardson: Three surprising challenges faced by those at the bottom of the income ladder

Center For Advancing Opportunity

We know that residents of fragile communities experience immense barriers to opportunities, such as unemployment, lack of quality education options, criminal injustice...


Searching for the local reasons the American Dream remains so elusive

Triad City Beat

Studies have also found that some areas of the country offer less mobility than most other developed countries. One of these places may just be Winston-Salem/Forsyth County.

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WSSU’s $30 million gift underscores commitment by CSEM, others to underserved communities


The award speaks directly to the University’s continued commitment to elevating underrepresented communities through efforts like the Center for the Study of Economic Mobility and a strategic plan that emphasizes social justice and equity. 

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East Winston man continues giving back with new program

Yes Weekly

David Moore is well known in Winston-Salem for his Southside Rides, which puts newly released offenders, like he once was, to work... 


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CSEM and Tate Consulting go big with transformative academy


Research sparked idea for leadership training

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