Poverty

Feb
28

Supporting the Financially Vulnerable

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Thursday, February 28, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm

The shutdown exposed the challenges that environmental shocks pose for so many of our community members living paycheck to paycheck, as well as the fragility of the systems in place to support them. Join GWP as we hear from community leaders about key takeaways from the shutdown in our region and discuss how philanthropy can play a role in preparing for future stresses on the system.

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Nov
29

Webinar: AFN Presents Clipped Wings- Helping Millennial Women Build Assets

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Thursday, November 29, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us for this live webinar to explore how the millennial gender wealth gap is compounded by systemic barriers including lack of affordable childcare and paid family leave policies in addition to student debt, mass incarceration, and changing family structures.  Learn how Philanthropy is uniquely positioned to influence and develop interventions. 

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Jan
21

The Hidden Financial Lives of America's Poor and Middle Class

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Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 2:00pm to Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 3:00pm

In this complimentary two-part SSIR Live! webinar series, researchers from New York University and the Center for Financial Services Innovation, will be joined by experts from the Aspen Institute, and Pew Charitable Trusts, the University of Michigan, and the Urban Institute to present new research findings, their implications, and insights for designing new policies, programs, and products to help improve the lives of low- and moderate-income Americans.

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Sep
16

How Are Our Children Faring? An Update from Joan Benso of PA Partnerships for Children

Event
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am

To hear expert perspective on the current status of Pennsylvania’s children, and the impact of the budget stalemate on them, please join GWP as we host one of the state’s best known advocates on behalf of children’s health, welfare and education: Joan Benso, President and CEO of Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC).

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Sep
2

An Update on Homelessness in Allegheny County

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Marc Cherna, Allegheny County Department of Human Services Director and his staff will update us on changes the Department is implementing for providers in the County’s Continuum of Care. And Julie DeSeyn, Director of Community Impact at United Way of Allegheny County, will provide additional information on people experiencing housing crises.

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