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CAAB Partners with DC Public Library and Bank on DC to Engage with MBSYEP Participants on Financial Wellness and Raising Awareness of the EITC

At the invitation from DC Public Library (DCPL) and in partnership with Bank on DC on July 17, 2018, staff from Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) provided a presentation at the West End Neighborhood Library to Washingtonian youth participating in the Marion Barry Summer Youth Employment Program on best practices to achieve personal financial stability and financial wellness, and discussed the key anti-poverty role the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) plays in the District of Columbia.

CAAB Partners with DC Public Library and Bank on DC to Engage with MBSYEP Participants on Financial Wellness and Raising Awareness of the EITC  

At the invitation from DC Public Library (DCPL) and in partnership with Bank on DC on July 17, 2018, staff from Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) provided a presentation at the West End Neighborhood Library to Washingtonian youth participating in the Marion Barry Summer Youth Employment Program on best practices to achieve personal financial stability and financial wellness, and discussed the key anti-poverty role the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) plays in the District of Columbia.    

The presentation was part of CAAB's #DCEITC Community Conversations. The Conversations are in-person presentations to low- and moderate-income residents of the District of Columbia to raise awareness of the EITC and connect Washingtonians with free tax preparation services in all 8 wards and online.

 

About the DC EITC Campaign 

The CAAB-managed DC EITC Campaign, is a citywide, cross-sector initiative that provides access to information on the EITC and connects Washingtonians with free tax preparation services throughout the District.

The DC EITC Campaign is made possible through the support from the Government of the District of Columbia, Citi Community Development and United Way of the National Capital Area.

About Capital Area Asset Builders

Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower low- and moderate-income residents of the Greater DC Area to take control of their finances, increase their savings, and build wealth for a better future.

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Now, more than ever, non-profits like Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) need your help. Please support CAAB as we continue to help DC residents manage and/or improve their financial situation during these difficult times. If you can't afford to give a monetary gift, please visit our Amazon Wish List where you can choose from a variety of items that CAAB needs in order to better serve our community.

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Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB)
c/o Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, CEO & Executive Director
1100 H Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005