Momentum.org runs many programs targeted to low income families and individuals. These include skills-based training programs, resume workshops and help with finances. The org also has a matched-savings app 'Quber' to help those struggling. While its programming is located in Alberta, the organization has many resources available online below. I chat with Carolyn Davis, Director of Community Engagement to learn more about the organization's work and whether or not the matched savings program leads to a change in behaviour.
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"When Traditional Asset Building is Not Enough," Jessica Gordon Nembhard - https://www.urban.org/sites/default/files/publication/33121/411735-When-Traditional-Asset-Building-Is-Not-Enough.PDF
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