Economic Opportunity Challenge Awardee
New York, NY
Proven Pathways to Transformative Careers in Tech
Per Scholas, a leading technology workforce development organization, advances economic equity through rigorous training for technology careers, and connects skilled talent to leading businesses. The “Proven Pathways to Transformative Careers in Tech” seeks to disrupt generational cycles of poverty affecting more than 13,000 individuals seeking technology careers in cities across the U.S. over the next three years.
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The Bail Project, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
Making Freedom Free: Bail and Economic Mobility in the South
The Bail Project (TBP) will provide free bail assistance and wraparound services to low-income individuals in 20 jurisdictions across the country, and advocate for systemic changes to the pretrial system.
The Chicago Community Trust
Chicago ABCs: Asset-Building for Children
Chicago ABCs, a coalition led by the Chicago Community Trust, will braid three proven strategies: child savings accounts, cash transfers and visiting nurses in a dual generation approach propelling 4,600 families to economic security.
Family Independence Initiative - National
Moving Families out of Poverty Permanently
FII and the City of Chicago are partnering to move low-income families out of poverty, permanently. FII will invest directly in the existing strengths and solutions of low-income families and their communities, and remove the deficit-based criteria traditionally used to access support.
Skills for Chicagoland's Future
Skills for America's Future: Changing Lives through a Jobs-First Model
Skills for Chicagoland’s Future (SCF) will drive economic mobility in 17 cities by placing 10,325 low income individuals into meaningful employment over the next five years.
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