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We take a two-generation approach to solving the problem that is poverty. Our programs work with adults and youth to help families and communities create paths out of poverty.
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 See how our Financial Literacy & Capability programs are empowering communities 

See how our Financial Literacy & Capability programs are empowering communities 

 Our supplemental education programs help students outside of school and are helping turn Philadelphia schools into centers for learning for the entire family. 

Our supplemental education programs help students outside of school and are helping turn Philadelphia schools into centers for learning for the entire family. 

 Our RISE Mentoring program is helping students graduate high school and go further.

Our RISE Mentoring program is helping students graduate high school and go further.

 

stay in the know

 Advocacy Updates and Action Items

Advocacy Updates and Action Items

 TOLF In-Depth - visit our blog for in-depth reading about our work and poverty

TOLF In-Depth - visit our blog for in-depth reading about our work and poverty

 

Get involved with our projects

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Stand in the gap

Our theme and project for 2018 is Stand in the Gap, it's your stories of what you do and what we as a society can do to help the poor and to end poverty. Join with us to #StandInTheGap

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Emerging leaders

In collaboration with other community groups and nonprofits with lead organization Historic Johnson House, Center for Social Advocacy, we are working to train a new generation of leaders ages 18-30. Apply for the next co-hort.

 
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"Life on the edges"

Follow our special blog series "Life on the Edges" as it follows the daily life of Kandace with her first hand account of life on the edge of poverty and hope, and the edge of poverty and despair.

 

you can make a difference and create pathS out of poverty

volunteers help make our programs run - get involved

 
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