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Geographic areas served: EARN directly serves low-income clients in 7 Bay Area counties: San Francisco, Marin, Napa, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, and Santa Clara. Our policy and research work serves low-wage families across California, and as field leaders, we advance asset building initiatives nationwide and around the world.
Programs: EARN helps low-income families break the cycle of poverty and launch new cycles of prosperity for themselves, their families, and their community – and we translate this on-the-ground experience into far-reaching research and initiatives that help hardworking families nationwide.
* $5 million invested by low-income families in 1,119 small businesses, educations, homes, and other assets
* Kindergarten to College partnership with the City of San Francisco to open matched college savings accounts for children in the City's public schools
* Recent meeting with Obama Administration & Mayor Newsom to discuss plans to create a federal program modeled on Bank on San Francisco, of which EARN is a co-founder.
Read more: http://www.earn.org/static/uploads/files/earn_qtrly_report_2010_Q2.pdf
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