• 53% of adults exiting EMPath programs reported an increase in their social network as a result of participation in EMPath programs.
  • 67% of participants in the CFO program who initially reported a poor quality of life have improved their overall well-being and as a result no longer report a poor quality of life.
Research has found that residents of high poverty areas are more socially isolated, they tend to have fewer social ties than others. (Wacquant, Loic and William Julius Wilson.1989. “The Cost of Racial and Class Exclusion in the Inner City” in Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Vol. 501 Pages 8-25.)