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Lottery of Birth
Lottery of Birth Lottery of Birth Lottery of Birth Lottery of Birth Lottery of Birth Lottery of Birth
Lottery of Birth Lottery of Birth Lottery of Birth Lottery of Birth Lottery of Birth Lottery of Birth

Lottery of Birth

$55.00

The numbers in this design represent a student's odds of going to college in the US, based on household demographics: Parent Income, Parent Education, and Race. Front graphic shows fingers crossed, placed over the heart. 

10% of profits from this item go to support Youth Radio.

Details

  • Muhamad is 6'0", wearing size L
  • Kelly is 5'11", wearing size M
  • 90/ 10 cotton modal blend for luxury, soft touch and finish
  • Made in Los Angeles, USA
  • Standard relaxed fit
  • Questions about sizing? Email info@originofmind.clothing

Description

This collection is designed to highlight realities in educational equity and (in)equality in the US. Our designs explore the differences in how this country invests in education across demographic groups. 

Design

The winning amount on the ticket here is the average lifetime earnings of a college-educated male: $2.1 million. This number drops to $1.8 million for women, and $0.9 million for high school degree holders.
Today, there exists an almost iron-clad link between a child's ZIP code, and her chances of success... While one might expect schools in low-income communities to receive extra resources, the reverse is often true: 45 percent of high-poverty schools received less state and local funding than other schools in their district.
Why do schools that need the most support often get the least? What would happen if you outlawed private schools, and every student in America were assigned to school by lottery?