Summer 2014

Local Government Solutions to Household Financial Instability: The Supervitamin Effect


Cities and mayors are uniquely positioned to lead a national financial empowerment movement that builds savings and assets in low- and moderate income communities. Cities control program structure, resource disbursement, and direct client communication. Infrastructure adjustments and strategic partnerships leveraging these strengths help to introduce asset building tools into local service provision and enhance the effects of traditional antipoverty efforts.

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