Tangible Hope: Leveraging Assets to Bring Children's Dreams within Reach

WILLIAM ELLIOTT

In Episode 1 of the Tangible Hope Podcast we discuss what we mean when we use the phrase tangible dreams and how asset intervention can help provide children and their families with an environment rich for dreaming.

Links:

Unleashing the Power of Children’s Savings Accounts: https://aedi.ssw.umich.edu/sites/default/files/documents/Reports/csa-doorway/csa-doorway-full-report.pdf?v=1.2

Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion: https://aedi.ssw.umich.edu/

Center https://socwel.ku.edu/center-community-engagement-collaboration-staff

To read about CSAs and the potential for multiple asset streams go to https://aedi.ssw.umich.edu/sites/default/files/documents/Reports/csa-doorway/csa-doorway-full-report.pdf?v=1.2.

For more information on Baby Bonds proposals see Senator Booker’s American Opportunity Act https://www.booker.senate.gov/news/press/bookerpressley-reintroduce-bicameral-baby-bonds-legislation-to-tackle-wealth-inequality.

For information on Senator Casey’s proposal go to https://www.casey.senate.gov/fivefreedoms/freedom-to-be-economically-secure.

For more information on findings about CSAs and asset effects go to https://www.bostonfed.org/publications/community-development-issue-briefs/2016/identifying-short-term-outcome-metrics-for-evaluating-whether-childrens-savings-accounts-programs-are-on-track.aspx.

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