Audience Group

Families

Nearly 24 million children have parents without full-time jobs, and many others earn too little to help their families flourish. We invest in finding ways to connect parents to economic opportunity so that the family can thrive.

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Audience Group

Communities

Families need to be surrounded by thriving neighborhoods with supportive services, so we strive to help communities become nurturing places to raise a family.

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Baltimore Civic Site

Initiative

Building and investing in public, private and community partnerships to improve education, job opportunities, health and neighborhoods for Baltimore City’s kids and families.

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Atlanta Civic Site

Initiative

Building public, private and community partnerships to improve education, job opportunities, health and neighborhoods for Atlanta kids and families in low-income communities.

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Family-Centered Community Change

Initiative

A community development strategy promoting healthy development and academic success for kids alongside adult services focused on parenting and financial stability.

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Program Area

Community Change

Improving the neighborhoods where kids and their families live by promoting access to good schools, affordable homes and job opportunities.

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Program Area

Civic Sites

Communities where the Foundation has hometown ties and introduces innovative strategies that integrate the best programs and promising approaches for serving children and their families.

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Data Snapshot on High-Poverty Communities

Children Living in America's High-Poverty Communities

Brief

This data snapshot highlights newly available national, state and city data in the KIDS COUNT Data Center that shows a 25% increase in the number of children residing in areas of concentrated poverty since 2000.

February 1, 2012

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Weathering the Recession

The Financial Crisis and Family Wealth Changes in Low-Income Neighborhoods

Report

The recent financial crisis has shown the importance of asset building. This report sheds light on how families fared during the Great Recession, looking at those living in low-income neighborhoods who may see disproportionate effects from the crisis.

January 1, 2012

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