This series profiles local programs from across the country that are implementing “Principles of Economic Mobility” contained in President Trump’s Executive Order on Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility.
May 24, 2018
Several studies show that higher income was consistently associated with better health.
May 17, 2018
A federally-funded program in Madison Heights, Michigan, provides entrepreneurship, employment and educational training opportunities to youth in foster care. Learn more about Bethany Christian Services.
May 10, 2018
New York City Performance Partnership Pilot provides education/occupational training for young parents with child care for their children. Learn more about NYC P3.
May 3, 2018
Children First SHARP (Supporting Parents, Holistic Case Management, Access to Employment, Reaching Goals, Positive Parenting) is an evidence-based model for serving noncustodial parents, standing on the shoulders of its predecessors. Learn more about Children First SHARP.
April 26, 2018
Employment is crucial to the success of those reentering society after incarceration, but there are significant barriers once an person has a criminal record. Learn more about Transitions Clinic Program.
April 19, 2018
Bridge/Grace House’s philosophy is that all of their clients, despite their difficulties, possess great potential and the ability to transform their lives. Learn more about Bridge/Grace House.
April 13, 2018
Programs designed to serve poor families should be assessed by the extent to which they help people find employment.