How Dallas Can Overcome Its Crushing Income Segregation

Concentrated poverty and segregated housing patterns are the biggest structural problem in Dallas, at the root of our most serious challenges.Low-income households, disproportionally people of color, are often isolated with other low-income households. And high-income households, disproportionally white, are often isolated with other high-income households. More than 1 in 3 Dallas children are living in concentrated poverty. Though many urban areas experience the problems of concentrated poverty and segregation, Dallas' levels are abnormally high, according to the Pew Research Center, and were often the result of deliberate action.  Continue reading...

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