This report examines six states that are defining this emerging movement: California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Each state's approach is unique. But they share common goals -- enabling lower-income families to accumulate and preserve assets -- and they employ common strategies.
This report aims to serve as a resource for policymakers and other state leaders who are exploring statewide initiatives that promote asset building among working families. It aims to illuminate the consensus-building process and provide an overview of state-level activity that is advancing the asset-building movement.
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