• Staffing Agency Steps Ahead in Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

    2 monthes ago - By RSF Social Finance

    Shy of ten years ago, Greg Block saw a gap in homelessness services agencies. While many nonprofits were helping individuals meet immediate needs, such as shelter, food, and healthcare, only a handful focused on income as a sustainable path out of homelessness.
    As he examined the services in his native Atlanta, he uncovered further disparities. Many agencies emphasized job and skills training, rather than job placements and few acknowledged the intimate link between sustainable employment and access to housing.
    A tried-and-true entrepreneur seeking a new venture, Block went all-in and...
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