2019 In The News
Welcome to EMPath News. Here you’ll find our latest news and recent press coverage.
Dec 17, 2019
Minneapolis nonprofit Avivo is using a $400,000 grant from Thrivent Financial to launch a two-year job-training program to help people who have experienced trauma.
Dec 16, 2019
Grant awarded for Mobility Mentoring® program in New Jersey
Dec 10, 2019
The dangers of fetal exposure to alcohol, drugs and lead are widely known by now. But researchers have found increasing evidence of another potential threat to babies in utero: toxic stress.
Nov 4, 2019
The City of Boston is connecting people 55 and older to employers and opportunities at its first employment series for older workers.
Nov 1, 2019
Chelsea Sedani, Weymouth resident and Director of Advocacy at Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath), says no.
Oct 7, 2019
Zhanna Andreasyan, the Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, recently concluded a week-long visit to Boston to examine best practices to address a wide range of social issues such as domestic violence, mental health, children services and poverty.
Oct 2, 2019
2019 Forum on Justice & Opportunity Features Local and National Experts Redefining What it Takes to Combat Poverty.
Sep 11, 2019
$2.2 million was awarded to 51 organizations that promote economic mobility for low-income Boston residents, serving over 4,000 residents across the City
Sep 10, 2019
Today the U.S. Census Bureau released its findings for the 2018 Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage and Supplemental Poverty Measure. The first report tells us about poverty in America without the assistance of anti-poverty programs. The second report tells us how effective those programs are at moving citizens above the poverty rate listed in the first report.
Jul 24, 2019
EMPath President & CEO Beth Babcock contributed to The Boston Globe's special feature marking the anniversary of the moon landing
Jul 9, 2019
City of Cambridge names EMPath Exchange member as grant recipient
Jul 2, 2019
A new coalition, inspired by the success of groups who advocated for last year’s paid family and medical leave law, is working to develop a plan to give Massachusetts families easier access to affordable, high-quality early childhood education and care
Jul 1, 2019
Announcement of the expansion of the Intergenerational Mobility Project (Intergen)
Jun 20, 2019
The Career Family Opportunity graduation celebration covered by the Dorchester Reporter
Jun 5, 2019
EMPath staff interviewed for a story on the importance of raising the state Earned Income Tax Credit
May 21, 2019
EMPath Exchange member Wash. State Department of Children, Youth, and Families gets coverage for Sound to Harbor Early Learning Programs
May 16, 2019
EMPath Exchange member Episcopal Community Services also celebrated Economic Independence Day
May 2, 2019
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.
Apr 23, 2019
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.
Apr 16, 2019
Amid celebrations of big-money deals, some ideas for alleviating poverty.
Apr 9, 2019
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.
Apr 1, 2019
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.
Jan 12, 2019
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.