The Annie E. Casey Foundation. (2014). Creating opportunity for families: A two-generation approach. Baltimore, MD: Author.


Nearly half of the nation’s families with young children struggle to make ends meet. This policy report makes the case for creating opportunity for families by addressing the needs of parents and their children simultaneously. Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach describes a new approach to reducing poverty, which calls for connecting low-income families with early childhood education, job training and other tools to achieve financial stability and break the cycle of poverty — and recommends ways to help equip parents and children with what they need to thrive.

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