Two generations. One future.

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Dreams For The Future?

“Maybe just an opportunity to get a better job or to advance. You know, get a job and then maybe be able to advance.”

What Does Economic Opportunity Mean?

“(Economic opportunity means) a better future.”

Dreams For The Future?

“I would like to have my own home here in Albuquerque so my son can have a good education.”

Dreams For The Future?

“Have my kids have all the opportunities to do the things I couldn’t do.”

Dreams For The Future?

“Providing a better path for my son. It’s his future; not mine. It’s his future.”

Dreams For The Future?

“A degree so I can get a better job and provide for my family.”

Dreams For The Future?

“A secure life, like for my children to have something that they can start with, but I think a lot of times we don’t have anything to start with.”

What Does Economic Opportunity Mean?

“(Economic opportunity is the ability) to advance either in your career or with your assets.”

Dreams For The Future?

“I say to live better. I mean as far as being able to maybe buy me a bigger home and make sure that my kids are comfortable, I have money set aside for them to go to college and just basic living.”

What Does Economic Opportunity Mean?

“(Economic opportunity means) more education.”

What Does Economic Opportunity Mean?

“(Economic opportunity is) a chance to make more money.”

What Does Economic Opportunity Mean?

“I would think (economic opportunity means) for people to get better jobs, more jobs. More jobs for adults who are out working and love to work.”

What Does Economic Stability Mean?

“You have a secure job that you get pretty much a raise every other year or some sort of step and then you see your investments growing … slowly, but surely.”

What Does Economic Stability Mean?

“It means I have money to send my kids to the school they want to go to and extracurricular things, like piano lessons and stuff that they want to go to.”

What Does Economic Stability Mean?

“Stability that you’re at that place where you want to be.”

What Does Economic Security Mean?

“Well for me, it’s presently whether or not I could be stable in terms of being able to pay rent or buy food, you know, put food on the table, and clothing and getting the right health care.”

What Does Economic Security Mean?

“Not have to struggle.”

What Does Economic Security Mean?

“Well, the bills are all paid and you’re not having to worry about the next week.”

What Does Economic Security Mean?

“Money in the bank; your bills are taken care of; you don’t have to worry about how you are going to pay a bill. Just some financial security.”

What Does Economic Security Mean?

“Money in the bank; your bills are taken care of; you don’t have to worry about how you are going to pay a bill. Just some financial security.”

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