In 2014, EMPath introduced a new model to help whole families exit poverty and achieve economic self-sufficiency. The Intergenerational Mobility Project (Intergen) is grounded in a deep understanding of how children develop in an environment of relationships – and how a parent’s ability to meet life’s challenges is intertwined with the well-being of their children.

Two women and two girls talking. It appears as though one of the women is the mother or the older sister of the two girls. One girl is about 1 or 2 and the other is about 9 or 10. In the background is a poster of EMPath's Bridge to Self-Sufficiency.

Intergen vs 2-Gen: What's the difference?

Learn about the differences between the Intergen and 2-Gen direct service approaches

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The Intergen Project was designed with support from the Frontiers of Innovation at the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University.