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529 Plans: Questions and Answers

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A 529 Savings Plan, named after the corresponding IRS code, is an account in which individuals can make after-tax deposits and save for future higher education costs. This page addresses common questions and answers about 529 plans.
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Establishing Individual Development Accounts for Domestic Violence Survivors

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This brief fact sheet describes IDA programs, eligibility requirements, and how AFI grantees can work with domestic violence programs to offer IDAs to survivors.
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Tax Credits For Workers and Their Families

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The Tax Credit for Workers and Their Families site is a resource for research and information about the EITC, CTC, CDCTC, and the Property Tax Circuit Breaker.
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App Safety Center

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NNEDV's App Safety Center provides tips, information, and resources for the safe development and use of smartphone apps addressing domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, harassment, and stalking. The App Safety Center provides resources for survivors and advocates, as well as information about apps to increase public awareness of domestic violence.
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Digital Citizenship Toolkits

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Educating students about digital citizenship helps to create a positive school culture that supports safe and responsible technology use. These educator toolkits from Common Sense Education explore topics such as cyberbullying, media literacy, and gender socialization.
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School And District Policies To Increase Student Safety And Improve School Climate: Promoting Healthy Relationships And Preventing Teen Dating Violence

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This policy toolkit was designed to support schools looking to foster a culture of healthy relationships and prevent teen dating violence. The toolkit offers best practices around the prevention of dating violence, as well as guidelines for early intervention and crisis response.
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National Survey of Teen Dating Violence Laws

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Each state treats young victims of dating abuse differently, but not all ways are equal. loveisrespect conducted a nationwide review of state laws and found common trends, both positive and negative, that directly impact the protection of teens.
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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
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Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood

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This groundbreaking study by the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality provides data showing that adults view Black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers, especially in the age range of 5-14. This report represents a key step in addressing the disparate treatment of Black girls in public systems.
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Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture

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This publication examines how social justice organizations can identify the personal beliefs and behaviors, cultural characteristics, operational tactics, and administrative practices that accelerate measurable progress as they work to build an organizational culture that centers racial equity.
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Poverty Thresholds

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This page provides access to tables outlining the poverty thresholds since 1978, by size of family and number of children under 18.
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The Everyday Activist Guide for Ending Workplace Sexual Harassment and Assault

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This guide highlights the powerful strategies engaged in by activists and survivors—some of them profiled here—and the steps that anyone can take, both in and out of the workplace, to end sexual harassment in the world of work.