HHS Blog: Strong Social Networks Help to Eliminate Barriers to Economic Opportunity

This blog from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, authored by OFA Director Clarence H. Carter, is part of the Self-Sufficiency Series: Solutions from the Field, which profiles local programs from across the country finding solutions to accomplish the goals of encouraging self-sufficiency and personal responsibility, eliminating barriers to economic opportunity, and supporting strong families and healthy marriage. In particular, Circles USA and Open Table are highlighted for their efforts to boost the social capital individuals need to help them work towards self-sufficiency.
Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
September, 2018
Date: 
September 2018
Source: 
OFA Peer TA
National/International: 
National
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Family Strengthening
  • Asset Building
  • Supportive Services
  • TANF Policy and Legislation
    • Policy
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