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By Merrit Gillard
Need to catch up on the top news and developments of the week from the asset-building field? Don't miss our roundup.
By Ezra Levin
How much Congress is spending on unfair tax programs? A boatload.
By Emanuel Nieves on 05/05/2016
As the media sheds light on the senseless killing of one young black person after another, the inequities and structural barriers facing communities of color have come into sharp focus.
By Carl Rist
The 1:1 Fund, an online platform created by CFED to make it easy for Children’s Savings Account (CSA) programs to raise matching funds from individual donors, had its best year in 2015.
By Solana Rice
In 2014, we launched Family Assets Count in partnership with Citi Community Development. The goal of this project was to influence local policymakers to invest in financial security strategies, build relationships with funders, and raise public awareness about financial insecurity.
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