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Why We Need to Think About Financial Security at Work

First posted by CFED here. Although the U.S. economy continues to improve, finances remain a major source of stress for many Americans. Increasing debt, rampant predatory lending practices and low retirement savings continue to be issues for a majority of households. Pew Research Center found that more than two out of five American consumers are [...]

By |2017-05-18T11:34:08-07:00August 15th, 2015|Categories: Income and Assets Development|Tags: , |


Urban Strategies Council is pleased to announce that the Alameda County Community Asset Network (AC CAN) and Alameda County Social Services Agency were awarded the Platforms for Prosperity Prize on September 18 at the 2014 CFED Assets Learning Conference in Washington, DC.  AC CAN is a collaborative co-founded and staffed by Urban Strategies Council which [...]

By |2017-05-18T11:34:11-07:00October 14th, 2014|Categories: Economic Development, Income and Assets Development|

Only 40 Percent of Oakland Kindergartners Ready to Start School |KQED

In a detailed statistical report called “Oakland Achieves,” the Great Oakland Public Schools Leadership Center and the Urban Strategies Council looked at everything from graduation rates to state test scores to third grade reading to kindergarten readiness. It’s that last that’s among the most startling. Read More  

By |2016-01-06T17:14:56-08:00August 7th, 2014|Categories: Press|
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