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  • 03/30/09
    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Refund Anticipation Loans in Ohio (March 2009)
    Low-income families in Ohio lost $105.2 million of their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits to high-interest, short-term loans, tax preparation fees and other financial products issued by commercial tax preparers. The new report "Avoiding the Pitfalls of Refund Anticipation Loans in Ohio" by the Children's Defense Fund asks and provides examples of ways that individuals, communities and policy makers to step up and take action to lift children out of poverty by helping their working families keep more of the benefits they've earned.
  • 03/30/09
    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Refund Anticipation Loans in Mississippi (March 2009)
    Low-income families in Mississippi lost $61.4 million of their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits to high-interest, short-term loans, tax preparation fees and other financial products issued by commercial tax preparers. The new report "Avoiding the Pitfalls of Refund Anticipation Loans in New York" by the Children's Defense Fund asks and provides examples of ways that individuals, communities and policy makers to step up and take action to lift children out of poverty by helping their working families keep more of the benefits they've earned.
  • 03/23/09
    The New Economic Recovery Law: Resources to Help Children and the Economy
    CDF gathered useful materials from federal agencies, congressional sources, and advocacy and other organizations so you can begin familiarizing yourself with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funding and program activities available in your state and community. To ensure that children and families truly benefit from these increased funds, it is important to identify funding coming into your state that can be used to invest in children, families, and communities. These links will be updated on a regular basis, so check back frequently.
  • 03/16/09
    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Refund Anticipation Loans
    This report finds that low-income families lose billions to predatory commercial tax preparers and highlights the importance of tax credits for working families in tough economic times.
  • 02/27/09
    Marian Wright Edelman's La Columna Child Watch®: "El creciente problema de la excesiva vigilancia policial en nuestras escuelas"
    Imag??nese ser un ni??o de cuatro a??os y ser esposado porque junto a otro amiguito en la clase preescolar se niegan a tomar la siesta. O tener cinco a??os, ser esposado, sacado de la escuela en una ambulancia y llevado a la sala psiqui??trica de un hospital por el mero hecho de tener una rabieta en la clase de Kindergarten.
  • 02/20/09
    Marian Wright Edelman's La Columna Child Watch®: "Se celebra esta semana la cumbre nacional “De la Cuna a la Cárcel”"
    La mayor??a de los ni??os crecen en Estados Unidos escuchando en voz alta lo que sus padres sue??an y esperan para ellos en su futuro: el ??xito en la escuela, una carrera satisfactoria y una familia. Lamentablemente, no son los mismos sue??os y expectativas con que crecen muchos de los ni??os negros y latinos pobres.
  • 02/06/09
    National Observance of Children's Sabbaths® Promotional Packet
    Promotional resources for the National Observance of Children's Sabbaths weekend. Includes a description of the Children's Sabbaths, frequently asked questions, 10 examples of how faith communities have celebrated in previous years, a promotional flyer, and an order form for volume 18 of the Children's Sabbaths manual.
  • 01/26/09
    New Help for Children Raised by Grandparents and Other Relatives: Questions and Answers About the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008
    The "New Help for Children Raised by Grandparents and Other Relatives: Questions and Answers About the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008," is intended to help ensure full and prompt implementation of the improvements in the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act for children being raised by grandparents and other relatives. In this guide, the supporting organizations have answered a number of questions posed to them by persons interested in implementing the new act.
  • 01/23/09
    Marian Wright Edelman's La Columna Child Watch®: "Ha llegado el momento de rescatar de la pobreza a nuestros niños y familias indigentes "
    Mientras la actual recesi??n se ha convertido posiblemente en la peor crisis econ??mica desde la Gran Depresi??n de los a??os 30, todos fuimos testigos por medio de la televisi??n de las declaraciones y s??plica por un rescate econ??mico de los CEOs (Directores ejecutivos) de grandes bancos, empresas de inversi??n, sociedades hipotecarias y compa|?as automovil??sticas. Sostuvieron que la bancarrota de tales colosos corporativos dar??a lugar a una cat??strofe econ??mica.
  • 01/22/09
    Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act Summary
    A brief summary of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893/P.L. 110-351) and how it will improve the lives of children and youths in foster care.
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