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October 2015

EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds

Author(s): Chuck Marr, Chye-Ching Huang, Arloc Sherman, Brandon DeBot
This article cites to research evidencing that the EITC and CTC lead to improved infant and maternal health, better school performance, greater college enrollment, increased work and earnings in the next generation, and Social Security retirement benefits.
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September 2015

The Gender Wage Gap: 2014

This fact sheet shows that the ratio of women's to men's median weekly earnings for full-time workers was 78.6 in 2014, making the gender wage gap for full-time/year-round workers 21.4 percent.
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September 2015

Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK): Strengthen Your Financial Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies

The EFFAK is a flexible tool designed to help individuals and families at all income levels collect and secure the documentation they would need to get on the road to recovery without unnecessary delays, should disaster strike.
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September 2015

The Cost of Doing Nothing: The Price We All Pay Without Paid Leave Policies to Support America’s 21st Century Working Families

This report details the state of paid leave; associated costs to workers, families, businesses, and the nation; and recommendations for further research into the issue of paid leave.
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August 2015

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Integrating Economic and Reproductive Justice

This report delineates some of the many interconnections between reproductive health and economic security, as well as the impact of access to abortion specifically on women’s economic status, health, and relationships.
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July 2015

The Hyde Amendment Creates an Unacceptable Barrier to Women Getting Abortions

This fact sheet explains how the Hyde Amendment withholds existing resources from qualified women, endangers women’s health, creates economic barriers and health concerns for low-income women, and particularly burdens women of color.
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July 2015

Supporting Survivors: The Economic Benefits of Providing Civil Legal Assistance to Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Jennifer S. Rosenberg, Denise A. Grab
This report focuses on assessing the economic benefits of providing civil legal assistance to domestic violence victims by examining the underlying transaction between an attorney and her client.
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May 2015

Ten Facts about the Child Tax Credit

This page provides quick facts about the CTC including qualifications, credit levels, limitations, and links to application forms.
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May 2015

Two Education Credits Help Pay Higher Education Costs

This fact sheet includes basic information on the American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit, as well as links to related tax forms.
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May 2015

Claiming the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit

This page provides basic facts about the CDCTC including qualified expenses, credit levels, limitations, and links to relevant forms.
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April 2015

Addressing the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Abuse

This webinar focused on the intersections of relationship violence and sex trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. Experts in this field of service suggested a variety of ways that individuals, organizations, and communities can provide effective support to youth experiencing violence and abuse while living in unstable housing situations.
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March 2015

The Hyde Amendment: A Legacy of Inequity

This fact sheet discusses how the Hyde Amendment and abortion coverage bans disproportionately harm Latin@s and other people of color, as well as low-income people. It also provides policy recommendations to ensure greater access to the full range of pregnancy-related care.