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  1. Economic Security for Women and their Families A Two Generation Approach November 5, 2013 Duane Yoder, President 104 E. Center St. Oakland, MD 21550 301 334-9431 dyoder@garrettcac.org

  2. Economic Security for Women and their FamiliesA Two Generation Approach • Garrett County Profile • Population – 30,000 • Flat population growth • Aging • Households – 11,476 • Median Household Income $45,280 • Poverty Rate 13% • 70% Reside outside incorporated areas • Largest town of 2,100 • 657 Square Miles • Central Appalachia • GCCAC Families • Private non profit • Families with Young Children 1,505 • Single Parent • Single Parent Female 634 • Male 113 • Two Parents 758 • Children in HS/EHS 300 • Total households 5,000 • Total Individuals 9,000 • Multi Service org. • Community Development Corp. • Local Policy

  3. Economic Security for Women and their FamiliesA Two Generation Approach • GCCAC is Implementing 2 Generation Initiative • AECF Action Learning Network • 2-G Model Connects with current work • Part of our existing core beliefs and theory of Change • Excellent school readiness outcomes for children in GCCAC’s early child education program • An array of family economic support services in place • Aligned with recently updated GCCAC Strategic Plan. • Closing Income Readiness Gap • Readiness Scores of Low Income Children in Garrett (10 yrs.) • Impact on School System • Strategies Used • Performance Evaluation • Accreditation • Transition to school • Curriculum Alignment

  4. Economic Security for Women and their FamiliesA Two Generation Approach • Existing 2G Family Economic Support • Existing GCCAC Services • Asset building (financial education, IDAs, EITC, home ownership, energy , education) • Stabilization (housing, child care, transportation, food,) • Key Connections to Partners • Home Visiting • Home based GED • Health • Local Policy Work (economic dev., vocational training and career ladders) • 2G GCCAC Strategic Changes • What was learned from Pilot • Importance of social capital • Specific Service Gaps • GCCAC also operated in silos • Coordinators need of support • Moving from program/grant environment to family outcomes model • No wrong door • Pathway planning • Measuring and tracking family success • Supporting Coordinators • Tracking and reporting outcomes • Information Systems • Partners

  5. Economic Security for Women and their FamiliesA Two Generation Approach • Current Status and Future Plans • AECF Study • Family Economic Well Being Measures • Long Term School Performance • Sustained Employment Outcomes • CSBG/Head Start Engagement • Policy Considerations • Breaking down silos • Technology