2020 PA SELF-SUFFICIENCY STANDARD
New Century Trust was proud to join with the Women and Girls Foundation in Pittsburgh to support the 2020 Pennsylvania Self-Sufficiency Standard, commissioned by Pathways PA. Since 1997, PathWays PA has worked with Dr. Diana Pearce and the University of Washington to calculate The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Pennsylvania. Over the last 23 years, The Self-Sufficiency Standard of Pennsylvania has documented the continuing increase in the real cost of living, illuminating the economic crunch experienced by so many families today. Click here to read the 2020 Overlooked and Undercounted Brief.
For more on what it takes for Philadelphia families to be self-sufficient, check out the interactive table below. Additional tables are available at the Pathways PA website.