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By the Numbers…. 75% of adults with children 6-17 are in the workforce, but 46% of households are low income 1 in 3 households earns less than $25,000 65% speak a home language that is not English. Only 23% of residents have completed some college. Challenges. Services are disaggregated

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By the numbers

By the Numbers…

  • 75% of adults with children 6-17 are in the workforce, but 46% of households are low income

  • 1 in 3 households earns less than $25,000

  • 65% speak a home language that is not English

  • Only 23% of residents have completed some college


Challenges

Challenges

  • Services are disaggregated

  • Factors beyond lack of income and education are significant drivers of poverty

    • Lack of individual support

    • Lack of social capital


What is connect

What is CONNECT?

  • A new model for promoting community economic well-being

  • A centralized location providing a variety of services

    • Financial Education and Services

    • Housing and Income Stabilization

    • Skill Development and Employment

    • Asset Development


Connect s mission

CONNECT’s Mission

To integrate, in one central and supportive location, resources to address the community’s financial, educational and employment needs, while nurturing social networks to provide the glue and sustenance for each individual’s and family’s journey toward economic security.


Connect s partners

CONNECT’s Partners


Connect service mix

CONNECT Service Mix


Connect s outcomes

CONNECT’s Outcomes

  • Increased Income

  • Attainment of Employment with Advancement Opportunities

  • Increased Savings & Assets

  • Increased Access to Credit

  • Decreased Debt

  • Small Business Ownership

  • Increased Social Connections to Individuals with Similar Goals


Why connect is unique

Why CONNECT Is Unique

  • Social Networks to support success

  • Leveraging existing resources

  • Meet short-term needs while working towards long-term goals

  • Long-term support to pursue family-sustaining careers

  • Local support for regional opportunities


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