2021 In The News
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Sep 29, 2021
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.
Sep 24, 2021
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.
Sep 14, 2021
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.
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.
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.
Jun 5, 2021
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.
Mar 24, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic pulled an estimated eight million Americans into poverty.
Jan 30, 2021
FALL RIVER — Bristol Community College’s new Parenting Advancement Pathways program holistically supports student parents who are balancing their education while raising children.