Economic Mobility For Maryland’s Most Vulnerable
Economic Mobility For Maryland’s Most Vulnerable Serving the best interest of the poor serves the best interest of all people. The Family Prosperity Act puts this premise into action by offering the permanence of one of the most effective strategies for addressing poverty, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC). Permanently extending the state’s EITC and expanding the CTC puts money into the pockets of [...]
MCAP Member Highlight Allegany County HRDC Head Start (MD)
A family enrolled into the Allegany County HRDC Head Start/Early Head Start Program, they were young parents of a 4-year-old, an infant, and a baby on the way. Together with their Family Advocate, the parents set goals to help their family advance.
First State Community Action Agency Palette Village (DE)
Homelessness in Delaware has surged massively since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in winter 2020.
United Planning Organization Single-Parent Education (DC)
Jasmine Buckner is a dynamo. But even dynamos need help to focus their energy. Her children were being nurtured in a UPO’s Early Head Start center when she realized she needed help.
MCAP Member Highlight SHORE Up! Inc.
When single mother Latanya Christopher came to SHORE UP’s Early Head Start Program, she was struggling to carve out a life for herself and her three children.