Talent is equally distributed across Bexar County. But opportunity is not.
Our young people’s futures are being shaped by where they live, how much money their parents make, and what category of race/ethnicity they fall into. UP Partnership is working to change that, so that no child’s future is determined by geography, parental income or race/ethnicity.
To learn more about this problem, please explore the Opportunity Atlas.
Below are two images displaying the current earnings of children who were born into low-income households in Bexar County between 1978 and 1983. The image on the left shows the current earnings of White children born into low-income households, while the image on the rights shows the current earnings of Hispanic children born into low-income households.
Drag the slider left or right to view the disparity.
These maps show that race and parental income are shaping young people’s future earnings across Bexar County.
Together, we can solve this problem.
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