Darren Walker appears on 20/20, examining the current state of the American dream

In a special program about the American dream, Diane Sawyer chronicles the new reality of millions of Americans who are working harder than ever but struggling to stay in the middle class.

It features Ford Foundation president Darren Walker, who expresses both optimism and concern for the future: “I am confident that our economy will grow. The question is: Will it yield an America with shared prosperity?"

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The Ford Foundation is an independent organization working to address inequality and build a future grounded in justice. For more than 85 years, it has supported visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide, guided by its mission to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement. Today, with an endowment of $16 billion, the foundation has headquarters in New York and 10 regional offices across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.