Category: Access to Opportunity

What can communities actually do to increase the likelihood that Americans have real access to opportunity?

We invite you to follow our progress in the months ahead as we document what works in lives of low-income families as told by data and the gracious individuals participating in our studies.

February 12, 2018
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by Lisa K. Bates When thinking about assessing the impact of Humboldt Gardens’ GOALS program, which is the project‘s version of HUD‘s Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS), it is useful to…

August 15, 2017
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July 27, 2017

By Dr. Lisa K. Bates I was dropped off at college in Washington DC with the typical family admonition to middle-class black kids—always do 200% and don’t let them see you…

July 10, 2017
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