Individual Wealth Building

Creating an Opportunity Society

Melvin l. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro
American Prospect, pages 27-28

Making Markets an Asset for the Poor

Matt Fellowes
Harvard Law & Policy Review, volume 1, pages 433-456

English At Work

A program of the Literary Coalition of Central Texas, ENGLISH @ WORK provides customized language instruction at businesses, eliminating many of the challenges that limit student retention at traditional language providers.  Since its inception in 2005, the program has served over 800 Central Texan immigrant workers at 30 businesses in the grocery, healthcare, and hospitality industries.  Program graduates increase their earnings by an average of 150 percent.