Media contact

Members of the press with inquiries, please contact Kristin Lawton, CFED.

Media mentions

Headlines and news stories covering Family Assets Count and partner cities.

March 2016

From Financial Vulnerability to Financial Inclusion (WYPR)

November 2015

Building Financial Security in Newark, NJ (A&O Network)

Mayor Ras J. Baraka Launches “Community Financial Empowerment Day” Initiative At City Hall Press Conference (City of Newark)

August 2015

Propelled by New Data, Boston Takes Steps to Build Wealth of All Residents (National Equity Atlas)

July 2015

Financial Security for City's Kids Starts in the Classroom (Crain's Chicago Business)

April 2015

Building Economic Resilience for Families and Cities (Huffington Post)

March 2015

After Lost Bet, Mayor Walsh Wins Column for a Day (The Boston Globe)

Family Assets Count: Powering Municipal Action with Data (CFED)

February 2015

Finding Financial Security (The Sacramento Observer)

Survey: Poverty Persists in Sacramento Despite State's Recovery (KCRA)

Startling Data Shows How Pervasive Poverty is in Sacramento Region (KEBK Newsradio)

Leaders Announce New Numbers, Plans to Reduce Poverty in Sacramento (Sacramento Bee)

January 2015

How to Find Hidden Savings (Miami Herald)

December 2014

Report: Nearly 60% of Households in Miami-Dade are One Financial Emergency Away from Poverty (Miami Herald)

South Florida Rated Most Cash-Poor Metro in Nation (Sun Sentinel)

October 2014

Boston Doubles Down on Providing Financial Empowerment to Residents (Next City)

Mayor Walsh Launches New Office to Address Poverty and Income Inequality (The Boston Globe)

38% of Illinoisans One Financial Emergency Away from Poverty (The River Rock Times)


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