Looking Through the Lens at East Baltimore’s Progress

Blog Post

East Baltimore Development Inc.'s “The Real East Baltimore” series highlights progress on the path toward responsible redevelopment and the transformation of an 88-acre area into a thriving, mixed-use community where families of all income levels can live, work and grow.

February 20, 2013

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Building Family Economic Success: Work Supports

Brief

Work supports can play a vital role in helping low-income families bridge the gap between insufficient paychecks and basic expenses. The catch? Households must know about and enroll in these important programs. The reality? Many eligible families are missing out — and suffering undue financial instability as a result. This fact sheet spotlights why work supports are so important and how the Annie E. Casey Foundation is promoting their utilization among America’s neediest families.

August 1, 2005

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Financial Services in Making Connections Neighborhoods

Report

A financial analysis of survey responses by residents living in the Making Connections sites about their use of bank services, check cashing services, payday lenders, pawn shops and credit cards, as well as how they would respond to financial emergencies.

January 3, 2006

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Connecting People to Jobs

Neighborhood Workforce Pipelines

Report

This report is a comprehensive guide to building jobs “pipelines” from low-income neighborhoods to city-wide and/or regional employment sectors in ways that benefit residents and employers. 

January 4, 2007

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On the Road

Car Ownership as an Asset Building Strategy for Reducing Transportation Related Barriers to Work

Report

This report explores seven of the more promising car ownership programs across the United States designed to help improve mobility and job access for the working poor and welfare recipients.

March 5, 2002

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Young Child Poverty in 2009

Rural Poverty Rate Jumps to Nearly 29 Percent in Second Year of Recession

Report

The recession has increased the number of children living in poverty in America to nearly 29%; the numbers are even higher for children living in rural communities, especially the rural South. 

October 5, 2010

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East Baltimore Snapshot

A Progress Report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation through December 2010

Report

This snapshot speeds through nine years of an ambitious development project aimed at transforming Maryland’s East Baltimore neighborhood — home to disproportionally high rates of crime, unemployment and poverty. Readers will learn how the Foundation is helping to spearhead this charge in typical Casey style — by partnering with the local residents, listening to their needs and recognizing that true progress requires more than new fancy buildings to build brighter futures. 

May 1, 2011

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