Advance Together™ accelerates the progress of community partnerships in Texas that are addressing education and workforce challenges.
Skipping School: Enrollment Numbers Down for Students Ages 16–24 During Pandemic
Pandemic-related hardships likely contributed to a surge in the number of young people disconnected from school at both the secondary and postsecondary levels.
January 24, 2022
Austin Partnership Supports Parenting Students to Build Opportunity Across Generations
Family Pathways works with parenting students enrolled in high-demand degree programs at Austin Community College to promote economic mobility for lower-income families.
January 05, 2022
How PPP Loans Eluded Small Businesses of Color
Using national- and state-representative data from small business owners from the Federal Reserve System’s Small Business Credit Survey, we found that small business owners of color were in greater need of financial support than their white-owned counterparts, but they successfully accessed the PPP less frequently.
November 29, 2021
Partnership Emphasizes Education to Make Permian Basin a Better Place to Live
As a participant in the Dallas Fed's Advance Together initiative, the Education Partnership of the Permian Basin is accelerating a collective approach to addressing education, workforce and quality-of-life needs.
November 15, 2021
Putting Manufacturing Jobs on the Map: Dallas Fed, Big Country Alliance Partner to Grow West Texas Workforce
Manufacturing jobs present the potential for many workers to make a living wage.
July 15, 2021
Advance Together: Four Community Partnerships Receive Grants, Coaching to Further Economic Inclusion Programs
Each partnership will receive $300,000 in external funding to implement their plans to address education and workforce challenges in their community, as well as training and coaching to increase the impact of their programs.
February 22, 2021
Early Lessons on Economic Resilience from Nine Texas Communities
Promoting community resilience takes on new urgency, and the need for collaborative leadership becomes even more critical.
July 29, 2020
Advance Together Helps Texas Communities Build a Brighter Economic Future
Promoting economic resilience among low- and moderate-income individuals and communities is an ongoing focus of the Dallas Fed’s community development function. And it’s at the heart of a major initiative we began last year, Advance Together™.
April 23, 2020