A Dynamic Approach to Helping Women and Their Families
Crittenton Women's Union breaks new ground daily helping low-income women achieve economic independence. In one organization, we combine direct service programs, independent research, and public advocacy. Our clients' determination to overcome poverty informs our search for solutions and inspires our call for change.
Using Brain Science to Improve Social Policies and Programs for Low-Income Families
CWU’s forthcoming report, due to be released in January 2014, explores the impact of factors such as social bias, persistent poverty and trauma on brain development and outlines the connection between how cognitive skills affected by persistent stress impact low-income adults’ ability to get ahead.
Crittenton Women’s Union transforms the lives of 1,400 people each. Learn more about how CWU is creating opportunities for economic independence!
Economic Independence Calculator
What are the real costs of living in Massachusetts in 2013? This invaluable interactive tool will allow you to easily determine how much it costs for a specific family-type to live in any community in Massachusetts.