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Field Reports

Lifting 50K out of Poverty: Maximizing Income Supports and Community Colleges in King County

Daron Holman, Emerson Fellow
Published 2016

Seattle, Washington

Lifting 50K out of Poverty: Maximizing Income Supports and Community Colleges in King County details the impact of tax refunds on United Way tax filers and describes United Way’s new initiatives helping low income adults secure living wage jobs, tax filers save a portion of their refund, and low-income community college students gain access to resources. The report includes recommendations and action steps United Way and policymakers can take to improve programs.

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Publication tags: Field Reports - Advocacy and Education, Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Economic Literacy, Free Tax Preparation, Income, Expenses, and Hunger - Advocates (including legal advocates), Policymakers

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Daron Holman

Emerson Fellow,