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“Either we own the issue or the outcome:” Economic Mobility in Western NC

“Either we own the issue or the outcome:” Economic Mobility in Western NC

“Because it mattered to me and my family.” “Because people matter.” “Because the alternative is stagnation.” “Because kids deserve to have their dreams within reach.” These are just some of the responses we got when we asked a room of leaders in Swain, Jackson, Macon counties and the Qualla Boundary to complete the phrase, “Mobility