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Special Thanks


We’d like to thank everyone who has contributed, whether they be experts and professionals or those affected by wealth inequality in America first hand. The knowledge and personal experiences shared have impacted this site immensely. Thank you for your contribution.

The Cabrini College community has been a major part of making this project come to life, and we would like to thank them for everything they have done and continue to do for us. Thank you to:

Dr. Cathy Yungmann, our advisor and Associate Professor of Communication

Dr. Jerry Zurek, Professor of Communication

Dr. John Cordes, Associate Professor of Communication

Dr. Dawn Francis,  Assistant Professor of Communication

Dr. Felicity Duncan, Assistant Professor of Communication

Ms. Jillian Smith, Manager of Student Operations

Dr. Donald Taylor, Cabrini College President

Dr. Gingerich, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Drew Vernon and Angelina Miller, Communications Students

Dr. Brian Berkey, Assistant Professor, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

Katharine Broton, PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jeffrey Brown, Founder, President & CEO, Brown’s Super Stores, Inc.

Saleem Brown, President of Saleem Enterprises, Writing Foundation Program

Armando Carvajalino, Inmate, Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

Laura Cassidy, Executive Assistant to the Commissioner Green Program Coordinator, Project Manager, Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

Corley Chapman, Inmate, Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

Stephan Clyburn, Professor of Political Science, West Chester University

Dennis Culhane, Professor of Social Policy, University of Pennsylvania

Dennis D, Inmate, Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

Vontrese Deeds Pamphile, Doctoral Student in Management and Organizations & Sociology, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Bill Eckles, Principal, Carroll County Career & Technology Center

Dr. Timothy Evans, Senior Director for the Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, World Bank Group

Robert “Gus” Gusentine, COO, Global Soundings Inc.

Amy Gratch Hoyle, Assistant Professor, Graduate Education, Cabrini College

James Hedtke, Professor of History and Political Science, Cabrini College

Andrea Hetling, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

Mark Huelsman, Senior Policy Analyst, Demos

Erik Hunt, Managing Partner, Hunt Roman Group

Lauren Hutzel, Administrator, Decade to Doorways

Christina Isnardi, Legal Assistant at Virginia & Ambinder, LLP

Roberta Iversen, Director, Master of Science in Social Policy Program, School of Social Policy & Practice

Nelly Jimenez, Executive Director, ACLAMO

Alan Johnson, CFO, S.Clyde Weaver

Donnelle Jones, Inmate, Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

William Jordan, CEO, Compassionate House Aftercare

Father Fred Kammer, Director, Jesuit Social Research Institute, Loyola University

Daylin Leach, Pennsylvania State Senator, District 17

Lawrence Lessig, Professor of leadership and law, Harvard University

Cheryl Logan, Chief Academic Supports Officer, School District of Philadelphia

Dr. Eric Malm, Associate Professor of Economics and Business Administration, Cabrini College

Marc Mauer, Executive Director, The Sentencing Project

David Mellerski, Home Coordinator, Cotrills HealthCare

Brian McCarthy, Police Officer, Schuylkill Township

Thomas McGlynn, Food Pantry Assistant Manager, Catholic Social Services

Lawrence Nobel, the Campaign Legal Center, General Counsel

David Perry, Safe Harbor Shelter Resident, West Chester, PA

David Pirtle, Faces of Homelessness Speakers’ Bureau, National Coalition for the Homeless

Fabian Pfeffer, Research Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Angela Rachidi, American Enterprise Institute Research Fellow, Poverty Studies

Ajay Raju, Co-Founder, Raju Foundation

Mark Rosenman, Nonprofit Sector Scholar & Advocate, Union Institute & University

Ross Rubenstein, Professor of Public Management and Policy, Georgia State University

Kevin Ryan, President & CEO, Covenant House

Francesca Shelton, Consumer of Chester Co., PA Homeless Services
(Friends Association, Home of the Sparrow, and Human Services Consumer West Chester, PA)

Scott Shipe, Chesapeake Section of the American Waterworks Association Government Affairs Chair & Chesapeake Water Environment Association Government Affairs Chair

Debbie Smith, Founder, the Right Fit

Omar Soper- Inner city Philadelphia public high school attendee

Dr. Vivian Smith, Professor of Criminology, Cabrini College

Mick Sommers, Lead Pastor, Ridgeview Mennonite Church

Tom Southard, Director of the Wolfington Center, Cabrini College

William E. Spriggs, Chief Economist,  AFL-CIO

Travis Tuscai, General Manager, Merck Credit Union

Richard Thomas, Superintendent, Lancaster Mennonite School

Joy Verrucci-Jacobs, Friends Association Consumer, West Chester, PA

Maria Vizcarrondo, Executive Director, Nerney Leadership Institute, Cabrini College

Klaus Volpert, Co-writer of “How Well Do Long-Term Bond Interest Rates Predict Stock Market Returns?”

Patrick Walsh, Food Pantry Manager, Catholic Social Services

Dr. Ray Ward, Associate Director, Peace & Justice, Cabrini College

Wendy, Catholic Social Services Client

Tori Weigant, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, West Chester University