Center on the Developing Child

Can poverty be passed down? A nonprofit tries to break the cycle

EMPath’s Intergenerational Mobility Project, a member of the Frontiers of Innovation community, coaches families to equip parents with the skills to navigate their way out of poverty and to help them show their children the way out, too. The story highlights a new report from EMPath about the project and quotes Center Director Jack Shonkoff, who wrote the report’s foreword.

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