Moving Forward as a Family: Crafting a 2-Generation Strategy for Central Texas

This policy research project report by conducted by the LBJ School at University of Texas Austin explores 2Gen program development, outcomes, impact measurements, and areas for improvement. Project components included a literature review; a program scan at the local, state, and federal levels; and site visits within Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio, as well as Boston and Miami. Data collected specific to the Central Texas region include a labor market analysis, a needs assessment, and a mapping of current organizational assets. The report concludes with policy recommendations at the local, state, and federal level, as well as a summary of the populations affected by financial instability and future directions for this field.