The Child Tax Credit (CTC) was expanded for 2021 to help people through the COVID-19 pandemic and address child poverty.
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A new state legislative effort to modernize TANF aims to get children in PA out of deep poverty, but it faces an uphill battle.
Every year our volunteers help low-income families get critical financial relief by maximizing their tax refund.
A new report finds Temporary Assistance for Needy Families is crucial for supporting the lowest income families in Pennsylvania, but must be improved.
We joined U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of PA and other community leaders at a press conference about how the American Rescue Plan will help families and children.
Millions of people joined in the Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington on June 20. We did not stand shoulder to shoulder, but we did stand together.
Before COVID-19, nearly 700 people died every day because of poverty in this country. We must now protect the poor and the workers on the frontlines.
Jamie is one of the millions of Americans who will be hurt by two new Trump administration proposals to make life even harder for people with disabilities.
Our executive director joined other members of the Economic Justice Circle in criticizing Mayor Peduto’s proposed 2020 budget.
We The People – PA campaign partners put out the following statement in response to reports of a minimum wage bill now moving through the General Assembly.