RESULTS advocates for tax policies that are grounded in equity and help people move out of poverty. This includes tools like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC), refundable tax credits for low-income working individuals and families. 

Inequality & Tax Policy Resources

Webinar (U.S. and Global Poverty)

May 2021: Making the case for bold action on housing, child poverty, and global education

Guest Speaker: Zach Tilly, Children’s Defense Fund; Alex Palacios, Global Partnership for Education

Webinar time: Saturday, May 1 at 1:00 pm ET. Register for the webinar here. (Registration closes one hour prior to the webinar.)

Monthly Action Sheets (U.S. Poverty)

May 2021: Generate media for housing and tax policies that dramatically reduce poverty

Keep the momentum going from our successful First 100 Days Campaign by using media to push lawmakers in Washington to be bold. We have the opportunity to stably house millions and cut child poverty in half. Your letters to the editor will keep the pressure on members of Congress to seize this moment now. (Word version)

Monthly Action Sheets (U.S. Poverty)

April 2021: Make Bold Investments in Affordable Housing

With over 200 lobby meetings in 2021, RESULTS volunteers are making a difference in the movement to end poverty. Finish our First 100 Days Campaign strong by lobbying your members of Congress to make bold investments that will make housing affordable for millions of renters and reduce child poverty by more than half. (Word version)

Training Webinar

March 2021 U.S. Poverty Monthly Policy Forum: Housing and Taxes – Where to Next?

RESULTS’ Meredith Dodson reviews new data on hardship amidst the pandemic and why it is important that we expand access to housing assistance as part of new recovery legislation. She also discusses the amazing opportunity we have to dramatically reduce poverty through expansions of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit. Watch the recording and chat and review the slides from the forum.

Laser Talks (U.S. Poverty)

2021 U.S. Poverty Laser Talks

Use our current housing and tax EPIC laser talks in your upcoming lobby meetings, letters to the editor, and e-mails to Congress.

Webinar (U.S. and Global Poverty)

January 2021: Focusing on what needs to happen in 2021

Guest Speakers: Ellen Nissenbaum of CBPP and Crystal Sexton, RESULTS volunteer

Webinar time: Saturday, January 9 at 1:00 pm ET. Register for the webinar here.

Monthly Action Sheets (U.S. Poverty)

August 2020: Congress must include housing assistance in COVID bill

Millions of Americans are facing eviction and homelessness in the middle of a pandemic. As Congress works to pass another COVID-19 response package, it is imperative that it includes emergency rental assistance and a national moratorium on evictions. Contact your Senate and House offices now and tell them to make sure the next COVID-19 bill protects renters. Generate local media to amplify your message. (Word version)

A tax credit to help more families keep a roof over their heads

Paychecks aren’t keeping up with rents. That forces millions of people in the U.S. to choose between a place to live and their other basic needs. And for some, it means not having a place to live at all. A renters’ tax credit could help change this.

Webinar (U.S. and Global Poverty)

December 2019: Understanding Equity and the Tax Code

Guest Speaker: Funke Aderonmu, Georgetown Center on Policy and Inequality

Join the webinar via Zoom on Nov. 5 at 8 pm ET or dial either (929) 436-2866 or (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 873 308 801.

December 2019 Webinar Recording with Audio Transcript

December 2019 Webinar Slides (PDF)

December 2019 Webinar Slides (PPT)

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