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CHAPA Breakfast Forum: Strategies for Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Dates: 

July 26, 2017
9:30–11:30AM

Location: 

Nixon Peabody
100 Summer Street
Pokross board room on the 25th floor
Boston, MA 02110

Join us on July 26th for a breakfast forum exploring three programs that have helped families break the cycle of poverty: The Secure Jobs Initiative; EMPath's Intergenerational Mobility Project; and Compass Working Capital's innovations in the HUD Family Self Sufficiency program. Practitioners, program participants, and academics will discuss what makes these programs successful and how to continue building on the programs' success, including: program design and implementation; outcomes reporting; funding challenges; legislation; and next steps.

 

Moderator: Soni Gupta, Executive Director, Home Funders

Speakers include:

  • Jeffrey Lubell, Principal Associate and Director of Housing and Community Initiatives, Social & Economic Policy, Abt Associates
  • Sherry Riva, Executive Director and Founder, Compass Working Capital
  • Ruthie Liberman, Vice President of Public Policy, Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath)
  • Tatjana Meschede, Associate Director, Institute on Assets and Social Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
  • Trevor Samios, Director of Community Impact, Preservation of Affordable Housing
  • TBD from Way Finders

Type of event: 

Partner Events

Learning area: 

Commun. Org. & Planning

Partners: 

CHAPA