This webinar explores ways to expand the financial security of low- and moderate-income families through reform of the U.S. tax code. The conversation featured presentations from stakeholders deeply engaged in advancing a range of tax policy solutions, with a particular focus on the policy agenda emerging from the Tax Policy Advisory Group of the Asset Funders Network/Tax Policy Project.| More >
Income disrupting life events are more common than we think. Divorce, unemployment, poor health, caregiving all have real costs and consequences that can shift life's trajectories, curtail family-member's dreams, and have devastating long lasting effects on a families' financial security and well being. Some families are more vulnerable to financial disruptions than others and not everyone...| More >
This webinar, by PolicyLink, IASP, and NFHA discusses how policy can help create a fairer distribution of opportunity by neighborhood.
The webinar focused on the recent IASP brief, "Location, Location, Location: The Role Neighborhoods Play in Family Wealth and Well-Being."
This brief delineates between high opportunity and low opportunity neighborhoods, explains the disparities in neighborhood...| More >
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies collaborated with the Center on Race and Wealth at Howard University to host a discussion of how to develop and use indicators to measure economic mobility in Texas and in Mississippi on June 21, 2012. Click here to view the full webinar or here for the webinar slides.| More >
A key step in achieving asset-building goals is developing a solid legislative strategy. The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies has collaborated with the RAISE Florida Network to develop a legislative strategy to help achieve the coalition's goals with regard to funding for IDAs (Individual Development Accounts) and fostering sustainable homeownership. Join Wilhelmina Leigh and...| More >