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Apply for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Before the December 31, 2024 Deadline

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. Managing property taxes and rent can be a significant financial burden for many families. The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program provides rebates on property taxes or rent paid in the previous year. This program aims to assist older adults, widows and widowers, and people with disabilities. Rebates can significantly reduce the financial […]

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VOLUNTEER WITH CAMPAIGN FOR WORKING FAMILIES

Want to give back to your community while building your professional skills?  Join Campaign for Working Families (CWF) as a Clerical Volunteer. CHECK OUT THE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD VOLUNTEER! MEANINGFUL IMPACT Help families maximize their tax refunds and receive eligible credits and deductions. ACQUIRE VALUABLE SKILLS Develop hands-on tax preparation skills, stay updated on tax laws,

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Intern Insights: Making an Impact with CWF’s VITA Program

By: Sarah Delgado Campaign for Working Families (CWF) VITA’s mission is to reduce the financial burden of tax preparation for middle to low-income families. Its goal is to provide underserved communities with access to essential resources. This program has helped thousands of families across the Philadelphia area, with the support of our most dedicated and

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CWF at the Tax Preparation Transparency Bill Press Conference by Councilwoman Rue Landau

Campaign for Working Families recently participated in a press conference at the Philadelphia City Council with Councilmember Rue Landau to discuss her Tax Preparation Transparency Bill. We extend our gratitude to Councilmember Rue Landau and other council members, Councilmember Kendra Brooks, Councilmember Jamie Gauthier, Councilman Curtis Jones Jr., Councilmember Nicolas O’Rourke, and Councilmember Jeffery Young

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN?: SISTAHOOD

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. As Black History Month draws to a close, let us not forget that the essence of Sistahood reminds us Black history is not confined to February alone; it is a vibrant, living history that enriches every day.  “Sistahood” embodies a profound bond that transcends mere friendship; it is a lifeline for

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Launching the 2024 Tax Season: CWF’s Strategic Media Engagement

By Nikia Owens, Ph.D. In January 2024, Campaign for Working Families (CWF) celebrated the start of the tax season and the opening of our new office in Philadelphia’s Fairmount area, capturing the attention of key media outlets like FunTimes Magazine, WHYY public radio, and 6abc TV, reaching nearly 3 million viewers and listeners. Our media

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