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The Center for Working Families: Multiple Pathways to Opportunity and Careers

The Center for Working Families Inc. uses a unique, customized-coaching approach while providing support services that meet the needs of NPU-V families and move them along a path toward economic success. The center has developed three distinct pathways to that end: the Moving to Work, Moving to Wealth and Moving to Entrepreneurship.

November 19, 2013

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The Consequences of Poverty for Children and the Nation

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Extended exposure to economic hardship can harm children’s development and have long-term negative consequences for individuals and families, but it also puts tremendous financial strain on all levels of government and weakens our nation’s competitiveness in the global economy. Providing all children with the opportunity to reach their full potential would strengthen the next generation and our country’s economic future.

March 11, 2014

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Giving Kids a Healthy Start

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Educare Atlanta launched the Healthy Beginnings System of Care in early 2011, integrating quality educational experiences with health services to ensure that children in the Atlanta Civic Site are healthy, developing on track, thriving socially and emotionally and achieving academic success by the end of third grade. 

October 11, 2013

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What Kinship Families Need to Help Kids Thrive

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Kinship families need more resources to support opportunities for kids in their care. Casey offers three policy recommendations to aid the millions of families who have stepped up to care for kids.

December 6, 2013

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More Children Living in Single-Parent Families

In 2012, 35% of children (24.7 million) lived in single-parent families. While there was little change in this indicator from the previous year, the percentage of children living in these households has increased by 13% (4 million children) since 2000.

October 7, 2013

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