Join the Atlanta Community Food Bank and the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute for a special Hunger Action Month Event to explore a state policy that can help thousands of Georgia families keep food on the table. The Georgia Work Credit is a bottom-up tax cut that allows working families to keep more of what […]
Join fellow Georgia partners and advocates to learn the latest about the Georgia Work Credit and brainstorm strategic activities for 2019.
This blog was originally posted by Laura Harker at the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute. Public health and taxes. While it may seem like an unlikely pairing, GBPI brought the two topics together at an event last week held at the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. GBPI has led the Georgia Work Credit […]
Public health professionals, tax policy experts and advocates for working families came together at this insightful briefing about how targeted tax credits can yield meaningful health benefits for families earning modest incomes. Created in 1975, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) reduces federal taxes for low-wage workers and has become one of the most effective policy […]
Learn how the Georgia Work Credit, a state earned income tax credit (EITC), would help Georgia women climb the economic ladder through this free webinar. The webinar educated participants on this time-tested policy, a solution utilized in 29 states to help women and working families keep more of the wages they earn while providing an […]
Join partners advocating for working families at the Georgia Work Credit Lobby Day on March 1 at 8:30am. Attendees will gather in the Coverdell Legislative Office Building to meet with other organizations and individuals working on this issue, get inspired and learn how to engage lawmakers. We’ll walk over together to the Gold Dome to speak with lawmakers about […]
Fellows of the Georgia Women’s Policy Institute (GWPI), a program of the YWCA of Greater Atlanta, are hosting a Galentine’s Day to support the Georgia Work Credit. Galentine’s Day, popularized by the TV series Parks and Recreation, provides a gal-friend focused alternative to Valentine’s Day. GWPI fellows are honoring the occasion by helping women flex their […]
Moving the ball for Georgia’s Working Families: “Georgia Work Credit” Partner Gathering & Learning Session June 29, 2016 – 10am-Noon Hosted by the Atlanta Community Food Bank 970 Jefferson St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 Thanks to the Atlanta Community Food Bank for once again being a gracious host! We look forward to seeing you […]