Two Generations Benefit from Casey’s Atlanta Efforts

Blog Post

The Atlanta Civic Site is helping support organizations like The Center for Working Families, Inc. as part of a two-generation strategy to address parents’ and children’s challenges simultaneously in order to break the cycle of poverty that often passes from generation to generation. Learn about the work being done there by Marilyn Winn, a program associate who used to the center to get back on her feet after struggling with addiction.

February 8, 2013

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Program Area

Economic Opportunity

Developing pathways for parents to become financially stable and support their children’s healthy development and academic success.

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Climbing the Ladder of Reading Proficiency

The First Two Years of Atlanta’s Dunbar Learning Complex

Report

This report tells how a group of parents, educators, community-based service providers, funders and education experts created the Dunbar Learning Complex with the goal of permanently changing the path of children living in poverty. It also shares the impact of those efforts on children and their parents two years later.

January 1, 2012

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Children with Incarcerated Parents

A List of Select Resources

Brief

Here are 36 selected resources to help parents, workers, and policymakers help kids stay connected to parents who are in prison.

December 6, 2008

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Toward Reduced Poverty Across Generations: Full Report

Early Findings from New York City's Conditional Cash Transfer Program

Report

This comprehensive report offers a preliminary assessment of New York City's conditional cash transfer (CCT) program of paying participants to improve education and workforce skills.

March 10, 2013

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Toward Reduced Poverty Across America: Executive Summary

Early Findings from New York City's Conditional Cash Transfer Program

Report

This report presents initial findings during rhe first 2 years of a conditional cash transfer program in New York CIty where participants got paid to improve their eduction and workforce skills.  

March 10, 2013

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A Two-Generation Strategy

Blog Post

A major underpining of the Casey's Foundation's work is the core belief that creating a brighter future for kids depends on making sure their parents are successful today.

December 27, 2013

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