Topic - Poverty

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Horizons program mobilizes communities to address rural poverty

A leadership-development program designed for small, rural towns demonstrates how communities that become aware, engaged, and energized about poverty issues can make change happen.
Joyce Hoelting
April 2010 - Community Dividend

Minneapolis Fed releases two new Community Affairs reports

April 2010 - Community Dividend

Minnesota's Earned Income Credit Program: Utilization by Current and Former Welfare Households and the Impact of Policy Parameters

An analysis of utilization of the State of Minnesota's earned income credit (the Working Family Credit) among current and former welfare recipients.
Donald P. Hirasuna, Thomas F. Stinson
December 2009 - Community Development Papers

Per capita income picks up in western district states

Rob Grunewald, Wonho Chung
November 2009 - fedgazette

Fed survey shows widespread increases in net worth preceded the current financial crisis

The latest release of the Fed's triennial Survey of Consumer Finances shows significant gains in Americans' net worth before the financial crisis erupted in late 2007.
Richard M. Todd
July 2009 - Community Dividend

Strengthening the Earned Income Tax Credit: Alternatives to refund anticipation loans

A collaborative effort in the Ninth Federal Reserve District has created an alternative to traditional refund anticipation loans that gives workers fast access to tax refunds at little cost.
Sandy Gerber
March 2009 - Community Dividend

Fed releases report on concentrated poverty

January 2009 - Community Dividend

Creating a win-win way to provide free tax help: Bethel University and AccountAbility Minnesota share lessons learned

In a mutually beneficial partnership between Bethel University and AccountAbility Minnesota, accounting students provide free tax preparation assistance to low- and moderate-income workers.
Leo T. Gabriel
January 2008 - Community Dividend

Expanding the success of the Earned Income Tax Credit

A patchwork of initiatives is raising awareness of the Earned Income Tax Credit, which is the leading federal program for boosting the incomes of the working poor.
Emily Sachs
January 2008 - Community Dividend

Menominee poster contest promotes free tax prep

Since 2005, Menominee Indian High School has sponsored a poster contest to promote the use of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites.
Emily Sachs
January 2008 - Community Dividend

U.S. Census bureau releases Native population figures

November 2007 - Community Dividend

A new economic era for Native communities

In remarks delivered at the 2007 South Dakota Indian Business Conference, Elsie Meeks encourages American Indians to look to the future and recognize that they cannot build sovereign, independent nati
Elsie Meeks
July 2007 - Community Dividend

Report examines credit use in low-income markets

July 2007 - Community Dividend

CFED issues IDA survey results

May 2007 - Community Dividend

Leaving food (stamps) on the plate

Minnesota State Roundup
May 2007 - fedgazette

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