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Center for Economic Mobility

Vera Institute of Justice

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
  • Grant Amount $250,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2006–December 31, 2008
  • Location New York, NY, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will partially support a new national workforce program devoted to low-income worker wage advancement and job retention. The Center for Economic Mobility will identify and support programs and policies that enable low-income people to acquire the education, skills and relationships needed to secure employment opportunities that enable them to support themselves and their families.The Vera Institute of Justice conducts research and evaluation on important justice issues and provides public officials and civic leaders with expert assistance to advance safety, well-being and justice.