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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The average number of times parents return to TANF, with each return lasting around one year.

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Case Study

Two Worlds to Blend: Case Study of the Farm Incubator Project (2011)

Mar 2014

The Farm Incubator Project and the United People’s Farm represents a partnership of The Prosperity Agenda and Seattle Tilth that has delivered education, farm management, and mentoring to local Somali Bantu farmers who are learning best farming practices for clearing, planting, harvesting, and marketing. Farming as a microenterprise is a strategy with potential to move the refugee farmers to the workforce and to income generation that reduces reliance on public assistance.

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