Casey Connects: Fall 2002

Partnerships Creating an "Echo Chamber" of Family Strengthening Messages

Posted September 24, 2002
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation
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This issue of Casey Connects highlights family strengthening partnerships and FAMILIES COUNT honorees as partners for supporting economic self-sufficiency for low-income families and promoting the family strengthening message as a national priority.  

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Creating economic self-sufficiency is a perfect way to support family strengthening

Believing jobs, homeownership and educational opportunity are the bedrock of healthy communities, FAMILIES COUNT honoree Self-Help provided affordable housing, reasonably priced office space, early childhood education programs and charter schools to help families thrive in racially and ethnically mixed neighborhoods. Their motto? Low income families and communities can’t share in the prosperity of this nation if they don’t own a piece of it.