Black adults and older adults have a more positive outlook on upward mobility than the rest of the public.
There is widespread public recognition of progress on gender equality in the 50 years since the passage of Title IX, especially in education and employment.
Few Americans say there has been significant progress over the last 50 years in achieving equal treatment for African Americans. Black Americans are more pessimistic than optimistic that progress will be made over the next five years when it comes to voting rights, policing, and the justice system.
Perceptions of ineligibility, confusion about how to enroll, and a lack of services in local communities kept more than 12.5 million experiencing food challenges from getting any help at all.
18%—or 46 million adults—have just one or no trustworthy person they can approach for help like a ride to the airport, emotional support, assistance when sick, or watching a child in an emergency.