State of the South Coverage

Jobs for young Southerners: Thanks for nothing
The Economist’s Democracy in America blog

The South: Complex Landscape, Common Challenge
The American Prospect

MDC report highlights paradox of business, poverty in American South
Houston Chronicle

Upward mobility remains an elusive hope for many in the South
News & Observer

Report: Birmingham’s poor have more barriers than other southern cities
AL.com

Is American dream still alive?
Charlotte Observer

How North Carolina Fits Into ‘The State Of The South’
The State of Things (WUNC-FM)

State of the South Report Cites Innovation Hub as Key to Arkansas Growth
Arkansas Business

Southern States Must Fix ‘Infrastructure of Opportunity’ in K-12, Report Says
State EdWatch blog (Education Week)

The South needs to build an ‘infrastructure of opportunity’ for its youth
Facing South blog (Institute for Southern Studies)

Latest “State of the South” report documents a divided region
The Progressive Pulse blog (NC Policy Watch)

The agenda starting tomorrow
NC Policy Watch Weekly Briefing

David Dodson, president of the nonprofit MDC, discusses economic mobility and the State of the South 2014
NC Policy Watch

State of the South rated
The Brownsville Herald

MDC releases State of the South report
The Herald Sun

How North Carolina Fits Into ‘The State Of The South’
WCQS

Youth mobility stagnates in Southern metros like Raleigh
Indy Week

Report highlights local economic challenges, opportunities
Port St. Joe Star

Many Left Behind Even as North Carolina’s Biggest Cities Thrive
Public News Service

Unemployment for Young People Generates Costs for Us All
Prosperity Watch (NC Justice Center)

Guest Column: We must build pathways to our future
High Point Enterprise