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

Training Webinar

July 2021 U.S. Poverty Monthly Policy Forum: How the CTC and Housing Vouchers Impact Poverty

Join Megan Curran and Sophie Collyer from Columbia University’s Center on Poverty and Social Policy as they share new data on the dramatic impact expanding the Child Tax Credit and Housing Choice Vouchers has on reducing poverty and improving child well-being. Listen to the recording and view the slides (PDF version/PPT version) from the webinar.

Monthly Action Sheets (U.S. Poverty)

July 2021: Generate more media on rental assistance and cutting child poverty

With Congress negotiating now on economic recovery legislation, use the media to tell lawmakers that any recovery package must include a significant expansion of rental assistance and also make recent changes to the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit permanent. (Word version)

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.

Training Webinar

May 2021 U.S. Poverty Monthly Policy Forum: Making the Case for Housing and the EITC/CTC

Join RESULTS staff Meredith Dodson and Michael Santos as they overview our current requests on long-term rental assistance, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and the Child Tax Credit (CTC). Learn about the tremendous opportunity we have this year to dramatically reduce housing insecurity and child poverty. Review the webinar recording and slides (PDF version/PPT version).

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.

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)

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