The Annie E. Casey Foundation: Helping vulnerable kids & families succeed

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2007 National Honors Program Honorees




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ECD/HOPE (Enterprise Corporation of the Delta/Hope Community Credit Union)
Jackson, MS

ECD/HOPE has developed more than $300 million in financing and provided a wide array of financial supports to low-income families and communities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. ECD/HOPE focuses on creating the community conditions that support family success over the long haul, while serving families directly through financial services and education. Partnerships with public, private and nonprofit organizations enable ECD/HOPE to develop affordable housing, stimulate entrepreneurship and bring jobs into neighborhoods.

   


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Family Service Association of San Antonio, Inc.
San Antonio, TX

Family Service Association of San Antonio, Inc. strengthens 50,000 vulnerable families each year through programs across 14 service areas, easily accessible at six neighborhood centers and 38 schools. Family Service’s newest center, The Neighborhood Place, on the city’s Westside has become a hub for a striking array of programs that parents can immediately put to use – services that range from counseling, parenting classes and substance abuse prevention to education, employment opportunities and child care. Family Service also links these families to each other and to other community resources that support their long-term success.

   


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Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care
Washington, DC

Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care specializes in meeting the needs of immigrant and under-served families in and around the nation’s capital. Its health center reaches beyond clinical needs to provide parents and children with an array of supports and services, beginning with preventive health care and extending to home visitation services, case management, family literacy and education, adolescent supports and a home-based child care licensing program that enables mothers to start their own businesses.

   


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Southern Good Faith Fund (SGFF)
Pine Bluff, AR

SGFF has helped thousands of families develop the skills and economic foundation to move their families forward. SGFF works with families to build assets and helps entrepreneurial parents launch or expand their businesses. It works with employers and community colleges through the Career Pathways program to support parents in advancing to successively better jobs. SGFF also advocates for public policies that will support families throughout the region.