Recognizing that economic security programs and a strong safety net are effective tools for combating poverty, the Family Stability Challenge supports collaborations that connect individuals and families to important economic security programs and public benefits that can help lift the earning power of Philadelphia’s low-income residents.
Research shows that by offering opportunities to enroll in multiple benefits, alongside services such as financial counseling, legal support, free tax preparation, and employment services, residents increase their income, reduce expenses, and more quickly reach stability.
Jobs & Opportunity
A conviction shouldn’t hold someone back from achieving their potential. That’s why The Promise is focusing on record sealing and employment access.
Through the Jobs & Opportunity Challenge, The Promise is partnering with trusted community organizations to expand outreach, run record clearing clinics, and leverage key learnings.