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October 2018

Dreams Deferred: A Survey on the Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Survivors’ Education, Careers, and Economic Security

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This report examines the educational, career, and economic effects of intimate partner violence by presenting findings from a survey of 164 survivors developed by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and administered at transitional housing programs, shelters, and other domestic violence programs in 11 states and the District of Columbia. 
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July 2018

Tax credits help offset higher education costs

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This fact sheet includes basic information on the American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit, as well as links to related tax forms.
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March 2018

Tax-Time Products 2018: New Generation of Tax Time Loans Surges in Popularity

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In this tax-time financial products report explains the replacement of refund anticipation loans with refund anticipation checks, the difference between the two products, and historical data on the two products.
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February 2018

About AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

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The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the largest free volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation service in the United States. Trained volunteers prepare tax returns and answer questions for low and middle income people, with special attention for those 60 years and older. Between January-April, the site provides information on sites around the country.
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January 2018

Defining Economic Justice for Survivors in Communities of Color & Indigenous Communities

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Reflecting the expertise of advocates and survivors, this report from the field broadens the scope of economic justice to be culturally responsive to survivors in communities of color and indigenous communities.
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November 2017

Domestic Issues Creating Hardships for Low-Income Utility Customers

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Establishing and maintaining utility service can be a significant challenge for many average American families. This document from the Low Income Energy Assistance Program discusses the importance of protections for utility customers who are experiencing domestic violence and explores protections in different states across the United States.
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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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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

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

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.