1. Dec 23, 2021

    Economic Coaching: Addressing Poverty as a Means of Improving Early Child Development

    Commentary in the journal Pediatrics about a recent study showing the positive impact of EMPath's coaching approach on child development.

  2. Dec 8, 2021

    Bank of America names recipients of $200,000 Phoenix-area grants

    Live & Learn and Fresh Start Women’s Foundation have been named Bank of America’s 2021 Neighborhood Builders for their efforts to improve women’s personal and financial empowerment.

  3. Dec 7, 2021

    Brisben Center's Mobility Mentoring program helps residents break the cycle of poverty

    When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Doug and Alyce Sanders and their four children were living in a hotel in Stafford County.

  4. Dec 5, 2021

    These moms overcame homelessness. But the fight for a better life is far from over

    There are more homeless families in the United States than in any other industrialized country.


  1. Nov 26, 2021

    Advocates call for more child care options

    Parents are struggling to find reliable and affordable child care as many providers face challenges staying afloat amid the ongoing economic fallout of the pandemic and worker shortages.

  2. Nov 23, 2021

    Advocates Call for Affordable, High-Quality Early Education and Child Care for All at Legislative Hearing on Common Start Bill

    Parents, Early Educators, Early Education and Child Care Providers, Business Leaders and Policy Experts to Testify During Education Committee Hearing

  3. Nov 23, 2021

    Pushing for radically different child care system

    Common Start bill would be life-changing for many mothers


  1. Sep 29, 2021

    Enhanced cash benefits pitched to get Mass. families out of ‘deep poverty’

    Despite the Legislature in 2021 increasing cash assistance benefits for the first time in more than 20 years, legislators and advocates pushing for further increases argued Wednesday that thousands of families with children continue to live in “deep poverty” in Massachusetts, putting “toxic stress” on young people and hurting their ability to improve their circumstances.

  2. Sep 24, 2021

    New Study Highlights Widening Racial Wealth Gap, Experts Offer Solutions to Reverse It

    How to close the racial wealth gap? It’s an easy question to ask but difficult to answer, says Dr. Mary Coleman, senior vice president of EMPath.

  3. Sep 14, 2021

    With stimulus factored in, US poverty rate declined in 2020

    The percentage of Americans in poverty fell last year to the lowest level on record as the federal government spent trillions of dollars to cushion the blow of the worst economic crisis since the 1930s.


  1. Aug 30, 2021

    More than 300,000 will soon lose jobless benefits in Mass. The looming cutoff reveals an economy divided by extremes

    In the ultimate act of unfortunate timing, the pandemic-era unemployment benefits for some 7.5 million people will run out on or just before Labor Day, the federal holiday that honors the contributions of American workers.

  2. Aug 5, 2021

    Denver-Based Organization Launches Innovative and Collaborative Model for Housing Continuity and Stability

    Warren Village, a Denver-based organization focused on helping low-income, single-parent families make the journey from poverty to self-sufficiency, announced the launch of a two-year pilot program that will use EMPath's breakthrough coaching method.


  1. Jun 5, 2021

    4 Your Community: Boys & Girls Club Of Dorchester's LIFT Program

    The LIFT Program at the Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester, which uses EMPath's coaching approach, is featured on WBZ-TV's 4 Your Community.


  1. Mar 24, 2021

    How The Pandemic Is Challenging Our Understanding Of Poverty

    The COVID-19 pandemic pulled an estimated eight million Americans into poverty.


  1. Jan 30, 2021

    Bristol Community College’s Parenting Advancement Pathways program aids student parents

    FALL RIVER — Bristol Community College’s new Parenting Advancement Pathways program holistically supports student parents who are balancing their education while raising children.