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2017
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2017

Cultivating CSAs: The Growth and Spread of Children's Savings Accounts in New England (July) by Rebecca Loya and Jessica Santos

Levers for Success: Key Features and Outcomes of Children’s Savings Account Programs and Corresponding Timeline (March) by Rebecca Loya and Jessica Santos

“Family Achievements?”: How a College Degree Accumulates Wealth for Whites and Not For Blacks (March) by Tatjana Meschede, Joanna Taylor, Alexis Mann, and Thomas Shapiro

The Asset Value of Whiteness (February) by Amy Traub, Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, and Thomas Shapiro

2016

Equitable Investments in the Next Generation: Designing Policies to Close the Racial Wealth Gap (December) by Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, Thomas Shapiro, Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, and Emanuel Nieves

Skills Training for Homeless Families: Human Capital Investments in Support of Employment and Housing (December) by Sara Chaganti, Tatjana Meschede, and Erika Krajcovicova

Becoming a Culturally Effective Organization: A Case Study of the Manchester Community Health Center (October) by Jessica Santos, Sandra Venner, Janet Boguslaw, Selma Trahija, and Kris McCracken

Phase One & Two Participation & Employment Outcomes (June) by Sara Chaganti, Erika Krajcovicova, and Tatjana Meschede 

Good Jobs Good Health: Diversifying the Workforce through Policy and Practice (April) by Janet Boguslaw, Melanie Doupe Gaiser, Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson, Jessica Santos, and Sandra Venner

Patient and Family Advisory Councils: Advancing Culturally Effective Patient-Centered Care (March) by Melanie Doupe Gaiser, Jessica Santos, Tanya Lord, Sandra Venner, Janet Boguslaw, and Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson

Improving Quality and Performance: Cultural Competence and Workforce Diversity Strategies (January) by Melanie Doupé Gaiser, Laurie Nsiah Jefferson, Sandra Venner, and Janet Boguslaw

2015

Shelter Guests' Characteristics & Service Use, FY 2014-15 (December) by Erika Krajcovicova and Tatjana Meschede

Planning for a new Community Center for Homeless Individuals: Stakeholders reflect on services and the need for system change (December) by Tatjana Meschede, Sara Chaganti, and Erika Krajcovicova

Culturally Effective Healthcare Organizations: A Framework for Success (April) by Melanie Doupé Gaiser, Laurie Nsiah Jefferson, Jessica Santos, Sandra Venner, Janet Boguslaw, and Trinidad Tellez

Empowering Prosperity: Strengthening Human Services Impacts through Asset Integration (October) by Rebecca Loya, Janet Boguslaw, and Marjorie Erickson-Warfield

Job Readiness Training for Homeless Families: Preparing for Work to Achieve Housing Stability (July) by Sara Chaganti, Tatjana Meschede, and Giselle Routhier

Less Debt, More Equity: Lowering Student Debt while Closing the Black-White Wealth Gap (November) by Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, Lars Dietrich, and Thomas Shapiro (IASP); and Mark Huelsman and Tamara Draut (Demos)

Living Longer on Less: Post-Recession Senior in-Security Remains High (February) by Tatjana Meschede, Lauren Bercaw, Laura Sullivan, and Martha Cronin

Navigating an Unclear Path: Preparing for Retirement in the 21st Century (May) by Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, Alexis Mann, Shamekka Ramirez-Kuykendall, and Thomas Shapiro

The Networked Workforce: Maximizing Potential in Health Careers (August) by Jessica Santos and Janet Boguslaw

Secure Jobs for Homeless Families: Expanding an Integrated Service Model (May) by Tatjana Meschede, Sara Chaganti, and Giselle Routhier

Strategic Philanthropy Integrating Investments in Asset Building: A Framework for Impact (April) by Janet Boguslaw, Kaleigh Behe, and Joanna Taylor

Systems Change in Service Delivery for Homeless Families: Building and Leveraging Networks to Improve Service Provision (November) by Giselle Routhier, Sara Chaganti, and Tatjana Meschede

The Racial Wealth Gap: Why Policy Matters (March) by Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, Lars Dietrich, Thomas Shapiro, Amy Traub, Catherine Ruetschlin, and Tamara Draut

Tipping the Scale: How Assets Shape Economic Wellbeing for Women and Families (November) by Rebecca Loya, Alexis Mann, Janet Boguslaw, and Thomas Shapiro

2014

Location, Location, Location: The Role Neighborhoods Play in Family Wealth and Well-Being (October) by Hannah Thomas, Tatjana Meschede, Alexis Mann, Allison Stagg, and Thomas Shapiro

Keeping Dreams Alive: The Lane-Changer Costs of Financial Disruptions (March) by Hannah Thomas, Janet Boguslaw, Sara Chaganti, and Thomas Shapiro

Missing Persons? Health Care Workforce Diversity in New Hampshire (March) by Jessica Santos

Secure Jobs, Secure Homes, Secure Families: Phase One Outcomes of the Massachusetts Secure Jobs Pilot (December) by Tatjana Meschede, Sara Chaganti, and Alexandra Revis

State Asset Building Coalitions Perspectives from the Field (February) by Janet Boguslaw, Martha Cronin, and Elizabeth Paulhus

Strengthening New Hampshire's Health Care Workforce: Strategies for Employers and Workforce Development Leaders (December) by Jessica Santo, Janet Boguslaw, and Sandra Venner

The Racial Wealth Audit™: Measuring How Policies Shape the Racial Wealth Gap (September) by Thomas Shapiro, Tatjana Meschede and Laura Sullivan

Wealth Patterns Among the Top 5% of African Americans (November) by Stefano Natella, Tatjana Meschede, and Laura Sullivan

Web of Wealth: Resiliency and Opportunity or Driver of Inequality (July) by Hannah Thomas, Tatjana Meschede, Alexis Mann, Janet Boguslaw, and Thomas Shapiro 

2013

Compass Financial Stability and Savings Program Pilot Evaluation: Second Year Report (April) by Delia Kimbrel

Employment Capital: How Work Builds and Protects Family Wealth and Security (December) by Hannah Thomas, Janet Boguslaw, Sara Chaganti, Alicia Atkinson, and Thomas Shapiro

Hard Choices: Navigating the Economic Shock of Unemployment (April) by Janet Boguslaw, Hannah Thomas, Laura Sullivan and Tatjana Meschede

Leveraging Mobility: Building Wealth, Security and Opportunity for Family Well-Being (November) by Hannah Thomas, Janet Boguslaw, Alexis Mann, and Thomas Shapiro

Perspectives and Practices of New Hampshire Health Care Employers (November) by Janet Boguslaw, Sandra Venner, Jessica Santos, and Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson

Secure Jobs, Secure Homes, Secure Families Process Evaluation of the Massachusetts Secure Jobs Pilot (October) by Tatjana Meschede, Sara Chaganti and Alex Revis

Strategic Philanthropy Creating Opportunity, Building Wealth, and Driving Community Change (March) by Janet Boguslaw and Elizabeth Paulhus

The Roots of the Widening Racial Wealth Gap: Explaining the Black-White Economic Divide (February) by Thomas Shapiro and Tatjana Meschede

Tracking the Decline: Middle-Class Security in the 2000s (January) by Tatjana Meschede and Laura Sullivan

2012

Rapid Re-Housing and Short-Term Rental Vouchers for Homeless Families: Summary Report of a Pilot (February) by Tatjana Meschede, Sara Chaganti and Alexis Mann

Medicare, A Vital Component of Economic Security for U.S. Seniors, Must be Protected (January) by Tatjana Meschede, Laura Sullivan and Thomas Shapiro

2011

Community Action Access Points (CAAPs): An Exemplary Practice in Benefits Enrollment Coordination and Service Integration (November)

Compass Financial Stability and Savings Program Pilot Evaluation: First Year Report (November) by Delia Kimbrel

Rising Economic Insecurity Among Senior Single Women (October) by Tatjana Meschede, Martha Cronin, Laura Sullivan and Thomas Shapiro

The Crisis of Economic Insecurity for African-American and Latino Seniors (September) by Tatjana Meschede, Laura Sullivan, and Thomas Shapiro

From Bad to Worse: Senior Economic Insecurity on the Rise (July) by Tatjana Meschede, Laura Sullivan and Thomas Shapiro

From Street Life to Housing: Consumer and Provider Perspectives on Service Delivery and Access to Housing (March) by Tatjana Meschede

2010

Collaborating for Change: Partnerships to Transform Local Communities (September) by Tatjana Meschede

VITA - More Than Tax Prep - Community Action Agencies Promote Asset Formation by Integrating Additional Services with the EITC at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (July) by Sandra Venner

The Racial Wealth Gap Increases Fourfold (May) by Thomas Shapiro, Tatjana Meschede and Laura Sullivan

Severe Financial InSecurity Among African-Americans and Latino Seniors (May) by Tatjana Meschede, Thomas Shapiro and Laura Sullivan

2009

Asset Development: Removing Barriers, Building Futures (June) 

The Long Term Economic In(Security) of Seniors (December) by Tatjana Meschede, Thomas Shapiro and Laura Sullivan

The Asset Security and Opportunity Index (November) by Thomas Shapiro and Tatjana Meschede

The Downslide before the Downturn: Declining Economic Security Among Middle Class African-Americans and Latinos, 2000-2006 (May) by Tatjana Meschede, Thomas Shapiro and Laura Sullivan

Living Longer on Less in Massachusetts: The New Economic In(Security) of Seniors (March) by Tatjana Meschede, Laura Sullivan and Thomas Shapiro

Achieving Greater Financial Stability: The Role of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Financial Education in Advancing the Asset Formation Efforts of Community Action Agencies (February) by Sandra Venner

Living Longer on Less: The New Economic In(Security) of Seniors (January) by Tatjana Meschede and Thomas Shapiro

2008

Twenty-First Century Ownership: Individual and Community Stakes (December) by Hannah Thomas and Thomas Shapiro

Enhancing Social Security for Low-Income Workers: Coordinating an Enhanced Minimum Benefit with Social Safety Net Provisions for Seniors (November) by Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede and Thomas Shapiro

From Middle to Shaky Ground: The Economic Decline of America's Middle Class, 2000-2006 (November) by Thomas Shapiro, Tatjana Meschede and Laura Sullivan

Economic Insecurity: The Experience of the African-American and Latino Middle-Classes (February) by Thomas Shapiro and Tatjana Meschede

2007

By a Thread: The New Experience of America's Middle Class (November) by Thomas Shapiro

Northwest Jacksonville Community Asset Analysis (June)

Creating an Opportunity Society (May) by Thomas Shapiro

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