Helping Children and Parents Succeed Together

An Update on the Dunbar Learning Complex

Posted October 3, 2017
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation
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In 2010, with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and others, the Dunbar Learning Complex opened in southwest Atlanta. Its goal? Help parents and their children succeed together.

This report offers an early look at the Dunbar Learning Complex’s work to date. Readers will learn how the participating families and organizations have fared so far and what advice frontline partners would give to forthcoming two-generation model adopters.  

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Key Takeaway

It’s different. Innovative. Comprehensive. And it’s working.

In 2010, Atlanta’s Dunbar Learning Complex set out to arm parents and their kids with the tools for success while eliminating key obstacles that might stand in their way. Seven years later, an early round of evidence is in — and it affirms the Dunbar Learning Complex’s two-generation model as a promising way to create opportunities for low-income families.