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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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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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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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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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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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January 2017

EITC and CTC Comparison Chart

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This chart compares EITC and CTC qualifications based on income, taxpayer ID number, filing status, age requirement, and child qualifications.
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January 2017

Financial Assets and Income

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This report provides an analysis of income inequality, the effects of lack of income and savings, and access to revolving credit. Policy recommendations are made with respect to individual development accounts and retirement savings.
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January 2017

Out Of Reach 2017

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Advocates can get state and local information on rental costs in comparison to income.
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September 2016

State Fact Sheets: The Earned Income and Child Tax Credits

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These fact sheets provide state-by-state data on how the EITC and CTC reduce poverty, who benefits, how state EITCs can supplement the federal credit, and who benefits from two proposals to strengthen the credits.
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May 2016

Chart Book: The Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit

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This chart book provides important information about these working-family tax credits and outlines priorities for making the credits more effective.
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May 2016

How can domestic violence advocates support National Community Action Month?

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In NRCDV's May 2016 TA Question of the month, Patty Branco highlights the importance of building and sustaining partnerships between domestic violence programs and anti-poverty organizations.
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February 2016

Improving the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Would Help Working Families and Promote Tax Fairness for Women

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For nearly 60 years, Congress has recognized that the childcare expenses parents incur in order to earn income should be acknowledged in the tax code. This review provides an opportunity to strengthen and improve the CDCTC to reflect the needs of the increased number of mothers of young children in the labor force and the rising costs of child care.