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2018 Prosperity Summit Prominently Showcases Children's Savings Accounts

2018 Prosperity Summit Prominently Showcases Children's Savings Accounts

Sep 25, 2018

During the 2018 Prosperity Summit, Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs) received a big platform when four trailblazing mayors—Melvin Carter of Saint Paul,

Don't Just Survive, Thrive: An Asset-Building Agenda to Fight Poverty

Don't Just Survive, Thrive: An Asset-Building Agenda to Fight Poverty

Aug 27, 2018

Coming out of the Great Depression and the New Deal, President Franklin D.

Reimagining Children's Savings Policy to Address the Racial Wealth Divide

Reimagining Children's Savings Policy to Address the Racial Wealth Divide

Aug 14, 2018

In 2003, Prosperity Now helped launch Saving for Education, Entrepreneurship and Downpayment (SEED), a national policy and practice initiative to demonstrate the potential of Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs)as catalysts for social and economic mobility among low-income children.

Webinar to Explore What Localities Can Learn from Each Other's CSA Efforts

Webinar to Explore What Localities Can Learn from Each Other's CSA Efforts

Jul 13, 2018

In recent years, city officials have leveraged partnerships with financial institutions to create Children’s Savings Account (CSA) programs at the municipal level. The growth of these programs has been fueled by cities sharing best practices and learning from other existing municipal programs.