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October 2017

Foundations for the Future: Empowerment Economics in the Native Hawaiian Context

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This report offers insight into the challenges and opportunities of building wealth in Native Hawaiian communities, and fills a gap in research by shedding light on a group whose strengths and struggles are uniquely reflective of both indigenous histories and Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) experiences.
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October 2017

Tax Information for Survivors of Domestic Abuse

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This brochure provides basic information about Innocent Spousal Relief, including what documentation is needed and privacy issues.
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September 2017

Poverty, Domestic Violence, Social Inequality: What the New Poverty Data Tells Us About Addressing Domestic & Sexual Violence

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This report explores recently released poverty data from the U.S. Census Bureau and its implications for domestic violence advocacy.
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August 2017

The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

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The physical aspects of violence often result in significant medical costs and time off from work, and psychological effects of violence can have long-term consequences. This fact sheet summarizes findings from research literature on the economic consequences and costs of IPV, sexual assault, and stalking for victims and survivors.
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July 2017

The EITC and the Refundable Child Tax Credit Are Extremely Important to Women’s Economic Security

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This fact sheet evidences how refundable tax credits for low- and moderate income working families, including the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC), provide a significant economic boost to women and their families.
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July 2017

Narrowing the Gaps: The Power of Investing in the Poorest Children

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UNICEF's analysis in this study indicates that the number of lives saved per million dollars invested among the poorest children is almost twice as high as the number saved by equivalent investments in less poor groups.
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May 2017

Justice Doesn't Trickle Down: How Racialized and Gendered Rules Are Holding Women Back

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This paper describes in detail a wide range of disparities and inequities experienced by women of color across the domains of economics, safety, and health. It explains that these outcomes are not the result of individual ambition or aptitudes, as conservatives often suggest, but rather an outgrowth of a web of racialized and gendered rules—policies, institutions, and practices—that have emerged from the United States’ long history of racism and sexism.
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March 2017

Top Ten Adoption Tax Credit Facts to Consider

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This webpage provides basic information about adoption tax benefits.
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March 2017

Understanding the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit

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This page provides basic facts about the CDCTC including qualified expenses, credit levels, limitations, and links to relevant forms.
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February 2017

Immigrant Crime Victim Access to Federally Assisted Housing

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This webinar presentation and accompanying materials offer information on government funded programs providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, public and assisted housing to immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking and dating violence.
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February 2017

Five Things to Know About the Child Tax Credit

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This page provides quick facts about the CTC including qualifications, credit levels, limitations, and links to application forms.
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February 2017

How to Advocate for Public and Assisted Housing for Your Battered Immigrant or Trafficking Survivor Client

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This fact sheet highlights the legal right of immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and human trafficking, and run away, abused and abandoned children to access shelter and transitional housing. Included is a discussion of anti-discrimination laws and advocacy strategies that advocates and attorneys can use to successfully advocate to have immigrant victim clients accepted in shelters and transitional housing programs.