The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Working Cities Challenge is an initiative to improve the lives of low-income people in smaller post-industrial cities across Massachusetts by fostering collaborative leadership, community engagement, and data informed decision making, all through the lens of changing systems.

In this video, captured at a recent Working Cities Challenge funders plenary, Jess Andors articulates the goals and outcomes behind the Lawrence Working Families Initiative, and shares updates about progress their cross-sector partnership is making toward engaging and employing parents connected to the Lawrence public school system.

NOTE: A copy of the slides presented in the video can be downloaded by clicking the “Download this document” button in the top right corner of this page

Jess Andors shares updates about the collective impact effort to employ parents in the Lawrence, Massachusetts school district