CLEVELAND, Ohio — Spectrum News 1 brings you our Voices for Change series, where activists, leaders, and community members share what has brought them to action and how addressing racial discrimination will create a better world for everyone.
Jan Thrope has been a Cleveland social worker more than half her life and in that time, the relationships she’s formed have shaped her vision for how to create change.
Her main goal is to take the wall down in between the different classes.
“There’s a wall between the rich and the poor and money is thrown over the wall to the poor, but money isn’t spent to take the wall down. Our main goal is to take the wall down.”