Creating Opportunities for Families A Two-Generation Approach

Creating Opportunities for Families A Two-Generation Approach

KIDS COUNT Policy Report released 11/12/2014

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Nearly half of the nation’s families with young children struggle to make ends meet. A new KIDS COUNT policy report makes the case for creating opportunity for families by addressing the needs of parents and their children simultaneously. Creating Opportunity for Family: A Two-Generation Approach describes the Foundation’s two-generation approach, which calls for connecting 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 families with what they need to thrive.

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