The data and tools below emphasize why we must continue to build a more inclusive economy in Broward County.
Explore the data and be inspired to take action.
Using 2-1-1 Counts, you’ll find a snapshot of community-specific needs displayed by ZIP code, region or helpline center as recently as yesterday, enabling you to easily check trends and make comparisons.
ALICE refers to the population in our communities that is Asset Limited, Income-Constrained, and Employed. These neighbors are living paycheck to paycheck.
Benefit Cliffs are a barrier low-income families may face when working to improve their economic mobility. A "Cliff" occurs when career advancement puts a family above the income eligibility threshold for public assistance and the family is financially worse off than before the wage increase.
Learn how Broward's 31 municipalities compare to each other in terms of population, race & ethnicity, poverty & crime rate, educational attainment, home ownership, and economic hardship.
The Florida Chamber's Gap Map is the nation's first root cause analysis tool aimed at supporting Florida leaders in securing the path to prosperity in every Florida zip code.
This report outlines the impact of “fiscal cliffs” in the lives of our neighbors and fellow families. This “cliff ” occurs when a marginal increase in income results in a loss in public benefits.
Created by the Urban League of Broward County, the State of Black Broward provides an opportunity to reflect on how the story of Black Broward has unfolded over the decades and where we stand now as we plan for a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future.
The State of Hispanic and Immigrant Broward report provides an analytical framework to advance racial equity in Broward County by identifying challenges & opportunities facing Hispanic and immigrant families.
Due to the complexity of public assistance programs, workers often struggle to understand the timing and magnitude of benefits loss. This uncertainty, coupled with economic insecurity, can prevent individuals from seeking or accepting opportunities for career advancement. Additionally, individuals who do advance without understanding when assistance will end may find themselves in situations where their standard of living doesn't improve or even decline.
The CLIFF Snapshot compares a client’s current financial situation to alternative scenarios. Counselors can help clients better understand how an increase in wages, additional hours worked, or participation in public assistance programs may better position them for financial stability.
The CLIFF Dashboard details the long-term financial implications of a new career. The Dashboard shows income and public assistance over a 20-year-plus horizon. The Dashboard also includes a minimum household budget that identifies the estimated level at which after-tax income will position a worker to cover basic expenses.
The CLIFF Planner helps clients when they’re ready to map out the details of a career move. With the Planner’s flexibility, counselors can work with clients to build a customized education plan, career plan, and budget. The Planner produces a much more individualized financial portrait than the Dashboard.
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