While we know how to help low-income individuals prepare for and find work, too many end up in low-wage jobs and never advance up the career ladder. This policy memo describes what we’ve learned about advancement strategies — both those that show promise and those that don’t work.
This report, from the Camden Regional Equity Demonstration Project, documents the challenges in fostering meaningful and effective civic engagement in an ambitious redevelopment initiative.
Building Evidence About What Works to Improve Self-Sufficiency
This working paper argues for building a stronger base of evidence in the housing-employment policy arena through an expanded use of randomized controlled trials.
Planning for the Jobs-Plus Demonstration
Origins and Early Accomplishments of the Jobs-Plus Demonstration
A Saturation and Place-Based Employment Initiative for Public Housing Residents