Professor Jorge Elorza was part of a panel addressing more than 100 foreign Fulbright students gathered in Providence on the state of the American Dream.

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Professor Jorge Elorza was part of a panel addressing more than 100 foreign Fulbright students gathered in Providence on the state of the American Dream.
From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "Scholars get lesson on U.S" by Paul David, Journal Staff Writer

Professor Jorge ElorzaPROVIDENCE, Feb. 23, 2013 — After nearly 200 years of struggle for civil rights by blacks, women and immigrants, the American dream is tattered but alive, a panel of experts told more than 100 foreign Fulbright students gathered at the Omni Providence Hotel on Friday.

“What lives on is this hope and belief in the American dream,” said Jorge Elorza, co-chair of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University. If you work hard and save, you can   Scholars in Providence climb the ladder and join the middle class, he said.   

But the struggle isn’t over, the speakers said [...]   

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