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Income & Poverty

While the District’s economy continues to grow at an enviable pace, many residents continue to struggle.

Poverty is higher than a decade ago, workers without a college education have seen their hourly wages fall, and DC has one of the largest income inequality gaps in the country. Through our analyses, DCFPI seeks to shed light on DC’s economic trends while highlighting policy approaches for helping ensure DC’s thriving economy reaches all residents.

Issue Expert

Ed Lazere

Ed Lazere

Executive Director

lazere@dcfpi.org

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