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Economic Justice Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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Predatory Lending: The New Face of Economic Injustice

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The document describes the discriminatory practices of predatory lending and their impact on African Americans and Latinos in particular. Analysis is offered as to the effects of predatory lending on the already disproportionate wealth gap between African Americans and whites and Latinos and whites. Mortgage lending, auto lending, and payday lending are all concisely reviewed. Advocates may find this document helpful as a primer and tool for prioritizing and acting on issues that affect affordable housing.
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Providing Financial Education Services to Domestic Violence Survivors

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This brief paper discusses the importance of financial education programs, and specific considerations when working with domestic violence survivors.
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Tax Policy Center Analysis of the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA)

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The American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA) makes permanent most of the tax cuts enacted between 2001 and 2010 and extends other tax provisions for between one and five years.
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Workers' Rights Information

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This webpage provides comprehensive information about immigrant workers’ rights, including employment eligibility, discrimination, E-Verify, and more.
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Child and Dependent Care Expenses: For use in preparing 2018 Returns

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This booklet provides an overview of the CDCTC, explains which expenses qualify, and includes charts for determining eligibility and worksheets for correctly claiming the CDCTC on tax returns.
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Welfare Rules Database

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In 1997, the Urban Institute created a one-stop resource for comparing TANF programs across states, and understanding changes in state specific TANF rules such eligibility requirements, benefit standards, earned income disregards, etcetera. The Welfare Rules Database is a comprehensive site that includes TANF rules for all 50 dates and the District of Columbia.
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The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 501 and 505

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prohibiting employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the federal government
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Hope & Power for Your Personal Finances: A Rebuilding Guide Following Domestic Violence

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This participant workbook can help survivors learn about, and organize, the financial aspects of their lives. Topics covered include financial inventories, budgeting, and job search. This resource is a component of NCADV's financial education project. Available in English and Spanish.
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Building Coalitions to Bring About Change

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Reviews effective strategies for building successful coalitions; discusses issues are important to consider in building cross-class and multiracial collaborations; describes roles collaboration builders play in creating the most enduring coalitions.
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Realities for Immigrant Populations: How they Experience the System

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"Although the number of applications for VAWA status has increased, winning a VAWA self-petition is only the first step in achieving safety and independence. To gain lawful permanent residence, applicants must overcome additional legal barriers. The complicated phases of applying for immigration status coupled with the passage of VAWA 2000 have created new questions and the need for greater expertise."
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If You Really Care about Environmental Justice, You Should Care about Reproductive Justice!

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Environmental Justice, like RJ, incorporates a social justice framework. It seeks to reduce the inequitable environmental burdens born by communities of color, women, indigenous communities and those living in economically disadvantaged areas or developing nations.
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First Steps to Building an IDA Project in Native Communities

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This brief document presents an overview of the challenges and considerations when creating an IDA program with Native American communities.