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December 2016

Tips for Having an Informed Conversation About Domestic Violence and HIV

This tip sheet discusses the intersection of DV and HIV and provides guidance for service providers working with HIV-positive DV survivors.
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November 2016

About HIV/AIDS

This page discusses the three stages of HIV infection. It also includes information about HIV testing and treatment options.
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November 2016

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Primer on TANF Financing and Federal Requirements

Specifically, it describes: federal TANF grants and state funds under a "maintenance-of-effort" (MOE) requirement; how states may use federal TANF and state MOE funds to help achieve the purpose and goals of the TANF block grant; rules that apply to states when they use TANF or MOE funds to provide cash welfare to needy families with children; rules that apply to states when they use TANF or MOE funds for benefits and services other than cash welfare; certain accountability requirements that apply to states, including requirements that states submit plans and report data to the federal gove
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November 2016

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

The IRS VITA and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. This site provides basic information about these programs, how to find services by state, and what type of documentation is needed.
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November 2016

EITC Income Limits, Maximum Credit Amounts and Tax Law Updates

This page has the 2016 tax year income limits, maximum EITC amount and the EITC-related tax law changes. Information for tax years 2013 through 2015, as well as a preview of tax year 2017, is also available.
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November 2016

Sexual Violence on Campus: Strategies for Prevention

Author(s): Jenny Dills, Dawn Fowler, Gayle Payne
This document is meant to assist sexual violence prevention practitioners in the planning and implementation of sexual violence prevention strategies on college and university campuses.
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November 2016

HIV/AIDS Fact Sheet

This resource includes the causes and symptoms of AIDS, as well as how to test for and diagnose HIV.
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October 2016

Girls for Gender Equity: Centering Girls of Color within the Racial and Gender Justice Movement of the 21st Century

In this webinar, presenters shared their radical and visionary approaches to promoting racial and gender justice and the critical importance it has to addressing and preventing domestic and sexual violence.
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October 2016

Policy Basics: The Child Tax Credit

This fact sheet provides basic details about the CTC, including refundability, the value of the credit, and the effect of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
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October 2016

Policy Basics: The Earned Income Tax Credit

This fact sheet provides background information on the EITC, including who is eligible, work incentive features, and effects of the 2009 Recovery Act.
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October 2016

Gender-Integrated Shelters: Experience and Advice

Author(s): Michael Munson, Loree Cook-Daniels
This report focuses on the agencies who have integrated or are in the process of integrating transgender, gender non-conforming, or non-binary individuals into their domestic violence shelters.
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September 2016

Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010: Information Center

The Act was passed and signed into law in December 2010. It extends Bush-era tax cuts, unemployment insurance, and specific provisions under ARRA including key tax credit programs for families. This page provides an overview of the Act and implications for tax payers.