Well Worth the Read

(By Dave Snyder, Minnesota Asset Building Coalition)

“What It’s Worth makes a broad and powerful case for connecting a set of financial capability skills with the right kinds of financial products and services at the right moments during the financial lifecycle of our clients and our communities. It highlights the importance of integrating those interventions with the work of new partners in the fields of education, criminal justice reform and re-entry, health care, and social services; and across public, private, and non-profit sectors. This whole set of interventions and goals should be connected to an approach that genuinely incorporates racial and geographic equity, not simply by slogan or as an afterthought. Are we a field? Are we a movement? I say we need to be both. This compilation of essays makes a good case for why we need all hands on deck for the journey.”

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