Our Savings Initiative creates a research-based roadmap of existing savings initiatives in Washington State with the purpose of exploring the replication and scaling of proven approaches that work.

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Our Savings Initiative

Our Career Readiness Project brings together state and community partners to test a sector-based education and job training approach, with wrap-around support, for parents in TANF, with the goal of DSHS adopting this model statewide.

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Career Readiness

Financial Coaching for Prosperity helps low-income families become financially resilient by providing financial coaching and training to agencies and staff that work directly with clients.

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Financial Coaching
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Veterans experience a 3% higher unemployment rate than the national average.

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White Paper

Innovations in Welfare Policy: Building Successful Pathways – A Sector-Based, Career Advancement Model (2013)

Mar 2014

Developing an appropriate policy and practice framework that effectively moves people from public assistance to career advancement requires systemic transformation. This report offers an industry sector-based career advancement model and framework to be used in various systems that work with high-barrier populations to enable sustainable and statewide systemic change.