June

  1. Jun 5, 2019

    Hike in state’s EITC would lift countless families out of poverty

    EMPath staff interviewed for a story on the importance of raising the state Earned Income Tax Credit

May

  1. May 21, 2019

    Mobility Mentoring: A Pathway to Success for Students and Families

    EMPath Exchange member Wash. State Department of Children, Youth, and Families gets coverage for Sound to Harbor Early Learning Programs

  2. May 16, 2019

    Why we celebrate Economic Independence Day

    EMPath Exchange member Episcopal Community Services also celebrated Economic Independence Day

  3. May 2, 2019

    United Way uses 'mobility mentoring' to help working mothers 'Aspire' for financial security

    Changing lives is what motivated Meredith Larsen to become a case manager at ForKids, inc. — and what continues to drive her as she becomes a mobility mentor through the Aspire Partnership.

April

  1. Apr 23, 2019

    Local woman improving family's quality of life with help of public housing

    Public housing provides a place for low-income individuals and families who can't afford Bay State rent. Karen Anderson introduces us to a local woman who's working to better herself with help.

  2. Apr 16, 2019

    Could an Idea for Fighting Poverty Be Worth a Billion Dollars?

    Amid celebrations of big-money deals, some ideas for alleviating poverty.

  3. Apr 9, 2019

    EMPath Selected as JFF's $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge Winners at ASU GSV Summit

    SAN DIEGO and BOSTON, April 9, 2019 -- JFF, a national nonprofit that drives transformation in the American workforce and education systems, today announced Cell-Ed Works and EMPath as the winners of the $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge. Supported by Schmidt Futures, this competition sought ideas to raise the annual wages of at least 100,000 workers by $10,000 or more by the end of 2021 for a total impact of $1 billion. The purpose of the challenge was to address the national issue of wage stagnation.

  4. Apr 1, 2019

    New Report: Coaching Parents for Economic Mobility Positively Influences Childhood Development

    The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) recently released a report which shows that engaging in economic mobility coaching with parents correlates with future success in school for their children.

January

  1. Jan 12, 2019

    EMPath Exchange Member Implements Model

    John Everett Till and the Family Partnership help families help themselves The nonprofit is the first in Minnesota to test a grant-funded program that sends coaches into at-risk households weekly for up to 18 months.