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March 2020

Paid Leave Will Help Close the Gender Wage Gap

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This fact sheet outlines the ways in which paid family and medical leave helps women remain in the workforce throughout their careers and helps equalize caregiving.
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March 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Interim Guidance for Homeless Shelters

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Persons experiencing homelessness may be at risk for infection during an outbreak of COVID-19. This interim guidance is intended to support response planning by homeless service providers, including overnight emergency shelters, day shelters, and meal service providers.
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February 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Communication Resources

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CDC offers free resources including video, fact sheets, and posters. Resources on this page can be used to guide service providers' communications with the field about how to stay safe and healthy.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2020

Policy & Advocacy in Action: Let’s Talk Human Trafficking

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In observance of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, NRCDV Radio's Policy & Advocacy in Action program chats with Maja Hasic, Human Trafficking Program Director for Tapestri. Discussing the challenges faced by survivors of human trafficking, Hasic explains Tapestri’s role as an anti-human trafficking organization for refugee and immigrants survivors.
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January 2020

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

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This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.
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January 2020

Child Tax Credit: For use in preparing 2019 Returns

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This booklet provides basic facts about the CTC, as well as worksheets to specifically determine the amount of CTC to claim on tax returns.
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January 2020

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth is Violence Prevention

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This white paper explains how and why LGBTQ children and youth experience disproportionate rates of violence and trauma, and how those experiences tend to lead to even more violence and trauma down the road. Most importantly, it explains how this trajectory can be disrupted, even by neighbors and other bystanders. 
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December 2019

Policy Basics: The Earned Income Tax Credit

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This fact sheet provides background information on the EITC, including who is eligible and work incentive features.
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  • NRCDV Publications
December 2019

What can advocates do to help survivors stay warm in the winter?

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Utility service is a critical part of establishing a safe and healthy home. In NRCDV's December 2019 TA Question of the Month, guest writer Elizabeth Marx offers strategies for assisting survivors to connect and maintain essential utility services through the cold winter months – and throughout the year.
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December 2019

EITC Income Limits, Maximum Credit Amounts and Tax Law Updates

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Available in multiple languages, this page has the 2019 tax year income limits, maximum EITC amount and the EITC-related tax law changes. Information for tax years 2016 through 2020 is also available.
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December 2019

Divorced and Separated Parents

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This webpage includes frequently asked questions about who claims EITC if the parents are divorced or separated.
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December 2019

The Premium Tax Credit

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This IRS website provides basic information on eligibility for the premium tax credit, reporting changes in circumstance to the marketplace, and claiming the credit on federal tax returns. The website also links to IRS publications, regulations, and notices related to the premium tax credit.