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National Poverty Trends: You CAN Figure Out Why Work No Longer Gets People Out of Poverty

Review this webinar to engage in a deeper conversation about the structural trends that are resulting poverty today.

Poverty Trends: Connecting National Trends with Local Data

This Poverty Trends webinar will offer in-depth information on the state of poverty in America and will provide participating agencies with resources on how to analyze their community data on the poverty level and provide tools for anti-poverty advocacy on the local and state level.

Poverty Trends: The Changing Structure of the US Economy and How It Shapes Your Local One

Watch this webinar to explore the causes of the poverty condition: “working poor”

Poverty Trends: What Your CAA Can Do Next

In this webinar, experts from the Center for Community Futures will review the key policies and strategies and invite your input as to which of these would be most effective in helping people with low incomes.

White Paper On Strategies Recommended To Reduce Poverty and Enhance Economic Security (3rd Edition Draft)

The Partnership created several Learning Community Groups. The National Trends LCG began by asking: What is the opportunity structure that exists in America? What are the current conditions? What caused the current conditions? What are the trends ?CAAs do community assessments and devise strategies that address community conditions and the causes of those conditions. This White Paper does this on a national basis; it is the first version of a National Assessment.

White Paper On Strategies Recommended To Reduce Poverty and Enhance Economic Security (3rd Edition Draft)

This paper explores possible answers to the question “ Where do we go from here?”

Putting Research into Practice: Two-Gen Practice and Opportunity Youth

Most two‐generation approaches focus on parents and young children, leaving vulnerable adolescents – including the 6.7 million 16 to 24‐ year olds who are neither working nor in school – without support. These “Opportunity Youth” face many obstacles to employment and self‐sufficiency and often come from backgrounds of entrenched poverty and instability.

ICF has synthesized research and resources below from the field on two‐generation approaches for opportunity youth, organized into four categories: Two‐Generation Program Need, Opportunity Youth Program Need, Promising Practices for Implementation, and Example Programs.


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