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Mobility Mentoring® is a practice that partners...
Setting goals enable people to complete their journeys No one has been able to achieve their dreams without setting goals. People tend to set goals to obtain or reach a larger objective. Reaching self-sufficiency requires establishing a host of goals that can be met along the way. Jane wanted to set an example for her daughter and place herself in a position where she could take control of both her and her daughter’s futures. She set a goal to obtain her GED to reach her larger objective of being a positive example to her daughter.Read More
Episcopal Community Services looks at the whole person working to thrive in all aspects of life The Bridge to Self-Sufficiency® is an illustrative tool, developed by Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) that is used to guide participants in setting goals and charting their path to economic mobility. EMPath is an international charitable organization dedicated to creating new pathways to economic independence for low-income individuals and their families. The Bridge serves as a brain-science informed scaffold that helps participants manage crises and develop or improve their executive functioning skills by pulling themselves up along the Bridge. There are five pillars to the Bridge. Within each pillar, there are a set of circumstances that explain a person’s standing from the top, most self-sufficient, to the bottom, where assistance is needed.Read More
In line with its focus on economic mobility, Episcopal Community Services supports the concept of a living wage that truly allows for self-sufficiency. Increasing the minimum wage is not enough but can be a step on the way toward achieving a living wage.Read More