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May 2018

American Opportunity Tax Credit: Questions and Answers

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This page provides basic information about the AOTC, including how to qualify, which expenses are allowable, and where to access application forms.
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April 2018

EITC Income Limits, Maximum Credit Amounts and Tax Law Updates

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This page has the 2018 tax year income limits, maximum EITC amount and the EITC-related tax law changes. Information for tax years 2014 through 2017 is also available.
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April 2018

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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April 2018

Policy Basics: The Child Tax Credit

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This fact sheet provides basic details about the CTC, including refundability and the value of the credit.
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  • NRCDV Publications
April 2018

Domestic Violence: Grants for Survivors and Advocates

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These funding opportunities are for survivors of domestic violence and domestic violence advocates. All grants are available to a national audience.
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April 2018

Sexual Harassment and the Gender Wage Gap

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Despite being prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, workplace sexual harassment remains pervasive and pernicious. This fact sheet outlines some of the negative consequences that sexual harassment can have on women's careers.
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April 2018

Compensation Considerations for Self-Advocates Receiving Government Benefits

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This tip sheet gives basic information on some government means-tested benefits programs for people with disabilities and explains the potential effects that receiving compensation may have on their benefits. It also guides readers to additional resources for people with disabilities and their advocates.
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March 2018

State of Black Women in the U.S. and Key States, 2018: Time for a Power Shift

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Black Women in the United States & Key States, 2018, is the 5th in the series of annual reports produced by the Black Women’s Roundtable meant to assess the challenges, triumphs, and overall contemporary condition of Black women in the nation. The 2018 report takes an in-depth look at the issue of power and where Black women fall within the overarching power-dynamic.
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March 2018

VAWA 2013's Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction Five-Year Report

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This report summarizes how VAWA 2013’s landmark provision recognizing the sovereign authority of Indian tribal governments to exercise criminal jurisdiction over certain non-Indians who violate qualifying protection orders or commit domestic or dating violence against Indian victims on tribal lands has been implemented and analyzes its impacts in the 5 years since it was enacted.
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March 2018

Showing Up: How We See, Speak, and Disrupt Racial Inequity Facing Survivors

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This report shares themes and issues from the Racial & Economic Equity for Survivors Project's 2017 listening sessions in order to aid in self-reflection, challenge dominant narratives, support improved data collection and analysis, and to begin, continue, or advance conversations and work toward racial equity for domestic and sexual violence survivors.
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  • Training Tools
March 2018

Coercion Related to Mental Health and Substance Use in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: A Toolkit for Screening, Assessment, and Brief Counseling in Primary Care and Behavioral Health Settings

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This toolkit provides trauma-informed guidance on integrating questions about mental health and substance use coercion into routine mental health and substance use histories and into in-depth IPV assessments in primary care and behavioral health settings.
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March 2018

Tax Benefits for Education: Information Center

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This page provides information about tax credits, deductions and savings plans that can help taxpayers with their expenses for higher education.