Earned Media: Drexel University Initiative Helps Families in Poverty Break Barriers to Savings and Employment

Overview

"Engaging and improving the surrounding community is an important responsibility of higher education institutions, as Drexel University has long recognized.

One way Drexel does that is through the Building Wealth and Health Network, a program run by the Center for Hunger-Free Communities that helps families on welfare develop financial empowerment and build savings, while addressing the traumas that accompany poverty. Founded by Drexel University professor and expert on hunger Mariana Chilton, the Network serves caregivers of young children, mostly women, who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)." Read more. >>

Details

Type: 
Print Coverage
Person Interviewed: 
Chilton M
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Authors: 
O'Connell C
Date:
03/21/2018