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Advancing Assets, Opening Opportunities

The Assets Alliance is a capacity-building resource to help organizations expand the number of individuals and families participating in Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) and asset-building opportunities.

Bridges to Success

Bergen County Community Action Partnership sponsors Bridges to Success to provide former welfare recipients with access to credit and transportation, as well as other services that can help remove barriers to work and self-sufficiency.

Community Action Financial Services

The Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley promotes asset building as an essential mechanism to help low- to moderate-income families move toward self-sufficiency. Protecting those assets, though, is an important part of the strategy, so advocacy against predatory lending practices is undertaken as part of the agency’s Community Action Financial Services division.

Financial Capability and Asset Development Webinar Recording

This webinar features research and resources to support your work in building financial capability and promoting asset development among participants in your programs. Three tools are also highlighted, which provide data on what it takes to achieve family economic security in your local community.

Nebraska Survey on Financial Behaviors and Practices

Community Action of Nebraska conducted a Community Assessment Survey, mailing surveys to 10,000 residents all across Nebraska targeting adults ages 19-44. The purpose of this survey was to increase our understanding of financial decisions Nebraskans make and to assess their knowledge and general attitudes about money. Community Action Agencies in Nebraska will use the results to evaluate and revise their financial literacy and educational programs and services to better fit the needs of their communities.