YWomen Grow Family Fun Farm Day

Categories: Events, Still Standing

From the garden to your plate, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago’s YWoman Grow Urban Farm and Emmett Louis Till Math and Science Academy are bringing accessible healthy produce to the school, students, and surrounding community through their community garden. The partnership has grown to include a deck and greenhouse at the farm to hold workshops for families …

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Financial Education Month Activities

Categories: Still Standing

Homebuyer Education Class – Full Day | Saturday, April 9th | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Are you ready to purchase a home or want to know how close you are to being ready? Attend this class to learn about the home-buying process and speak to industry professionals like realtors, lenders, and property inspectors.   …

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The Impact of the Child Tax Credit

Categories: Policy & Advocacy, Still Standing

For the second half of 2021, millions of families across the nation received monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit (CTC), the nation’s first “child allowance”. This was possible through a temporary increase in the credit’s maximum amount from $2,000 to $3,600 for children under 6 years old and $3,000 for children 6 to 17 …

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