Presentation on theme: "OpportunityTexas™ Measuring Opportunity in the Texas Panhandle Panhandle Regional Community Asset Building Forum April 19, 2012 Amarillo,"— Presentation transcript:
firstname.lastname@example.org OpportunityTexas™ Measuring Opportunity in the Texas Panhandle Panhandle Regional Community Asset Building Forum April 19, 2012 Amarillo, TX Don Baylor, Jr. (email@example.com) Senior Policy Analyst, Economic Opportunitybaylor@cppp.org
What CPPP Does Improving public policies to better the economic and social conditions of low- and moderate-income Texans. Creating economic opportunity to strengthen families and grow the middle class; Increasing access to quality, affordable health insurance; Helping families meet basic needs; Enhancing child well-being and child protection; Ensuring effective public administration; and Securing fair and adequate taxation to pay for critical public investments in Texas. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Family Budget Estimator (FBE) Project provides a realistic picture of how much it costs Texas families in different areas of the state to meet their basic needs. email@example.com www.cppp.org/fbe
www.assetsandopportunity.org firstname.lastname@example.org Assets & Opportunity Scorecard: Financial Insecurity and Policies to Rebuild Prosperity in America Thanks for joining!
Measuring financial security and opportunity The Assets & Opportunity Scorecard is a leading source of data on household financial security and policy solutions email@example.com 2002200520072009 2012
Assets & Opportunity Scorecard: Areas Where Texas Leads IndicatorTexasU.S.Texas Rank Foreclosure Rate1.9%4.4%9th Average Credit Card Debt $6,284$10,8524th Microenterprise Ownership Rate 17.4%16.0%9th Bankruptcy Rate2.2 (per 1,000)5.04th firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas Where Texas Lags Outcome MeasureTexasU.S.Rank Liquid Asset Poverty50.6%43.1%33 rd Unbanked/Underbanked11.7%/24.1%7.7%/17.9%47 th /48 th Subprime Consumers65.1%55.8%49 th Low-Wage Jobs28.0%22.0%41 st High-Cost Mortgage Loans8.0%5.2%47 th Uninsured Rate26.2%17.7%51 st High School Degrees80.7%85.6%51 st email@example.com
What influences these outcomes? Financial and social assets you or your family start with Connection to the financial mainstream Federal, state and local p ublic policy infrastructure History & Demographics Performance & Collaboration of Key Stakeholders firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas Regional Opportunity Index (TROI) Identifies, develops, and compares economic mobility indicators across regions in Texas: County-Based Indicators expressed mostly as rates or ratios Tied to larger regional jurisdictions and existing state-driven performance indicators Collects Numerous Sources Under One Roof: National (Survey/Census) Data Federal/IRS & State Agency Data Proprietary Data Customized Sources & Queries CPPP Analysis Updated Periodically Beginning in 2012 Local TROI Assessments Final Product Launch (Late 2012): Web- Based Platform with GIS Capability email@example.com
TROI Provides Several Ways to Compare Regional Indicators Focuses on about 70 primary indicators over 7 “Opportunity Clusters” Moving from demographic information to community performance indicators Comparing Apples to Apples 4 County Population Tiers Allows for intraregional and interregional comparisons Benchmark Texas Jurisdictions (Panhandle/High Plains) Higher Education Regions(THECB) Education Service Centers (TEA) Workforce Development Areas (TWC) Councils of Government Health & Human Services Districts (HHSC) firstname.lastname@example.org
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