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Partnership for Working Families

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"These are tough issues, but working together with great partners like the Casey Foundation, we can put our Working Families Agenda to work for all the families in our cities."
- Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino
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  • 2010 Articles

    Bloomberg Businessweek, October 13
    Attorneys General in 50 States Join Foreclosure Probe

    US News, October 12
    How to Fall Out of the Middle Class


    North Jersey.com
    , May 6

    Hoop-A-Paluza works with Newark Now

     

    Real Estate Rama, May 3

    Mayor Bloomberg, HUD Secretary Donovan, Speaker Quinn, Commissioner Cestero and Other Officials Announce 100,000 Units of Affordable Housing Financed Through City’s Housing Plan

     

    Crain’s Chicago Business, April 7

    City, Developer Piece Together Financing for Affordable Rentals

     

    SF Gate, March 9

    City Reaches Deal with Financial Advice Site

     

    New York Times, March 2

    Calculating Poverty in New York: More by City Standard, and Less by Federal One

     

    Fox Business, March 3

    Earned Income Tax Credit Could Pay Off

     

    WSMV, February 22

    Initiative Aims To Improve Poverty Rate

     

    Forbes, February 17

    Mayor Nutter Launches 'Coolest Block' Contest

     

    Savannah Morning News, February 11

    Mayor Pushes for Progress in 2010

     

    Salt Lake Tribune, February 17

    IRS Offices Open This Saturday

     

    Arizona Daily Star, February 6

    He Snags Refunds for Common Folk

     

    San Diego Tribune, February 5

    Affordable, Green, Urban Infill

     

    Providence Journal, February 3

    Cicilline Promises No New Taxes, Will Tackle Creation of New Jobs

     

    South Coast Today, February 3

    Tax Preparation Assistance Available

     

    The Stamford Times, February 1

     Free Tax Preparation Sites Open in Stamford

     

    WAND, January 30

    City of Chicago to Offer Free Tax Preparation Help

     

    Los Angeles Daily News, January 29

    Mayor Leads Effort to Urge Families to Inquire About Tax Credit

     

    Boston.com, January 29

    Menino Touts Tax Credit for Residents

     

    Alameda Sun, January 28

    Free Tax Preparation Services for Low-Income Working Families

     

    The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 27

    Drexel to Create 250 Scholarships for Low-Income City Graduates

     

    Providence Journal, January 26

    Earned Income Tax Credit Can Break 'Cycle of Poverty'

     

    digitaBURG.com, January 22

    Missouri Receives Additional Low-Income Heating Help

     

    Texas Cable News, January 22

    United Way Offering Dallas Residents Tax Help

     

    Crain’s New York Business, January 20

    Mayor Bloomberg Sets Agenda for the City

     

    Commercial News, January 16

    City Finds First Home Project

     

    The Modesto Bee, January 15

    $25M to Buy Seized Homes

    Stimulus Money Will Be Used to Turn Properties Into Low-Income Housing

    Quad-City Times, January 12

    Tax Help Available for Low-Income Residents

     

    San Diego Tribune, January 11

    Mixed-Use Project’s 3rd Phase Under Way

     

    Buffalo Business First, January 8

    Fighting Poverty

    Leadership Seen as Vital to Addressing Buffalo's Poor

     

    Press Releases


    National Organizations Unite to Provide Free Financial Education to Underserved Populations Via Financial Planning Days Throughout the U.S.
    Press Release (4/27)

     

    U.S. Mayors Join Members of Congress to Announce New Jobs Bill Today

    Press Release (3/10)

     

    U.S. Mayors in Washington, D.C. to Push for A Bipartisan Jobs Bill in Congress

    Press Advisory (2/23)

     

    Mayors Receive Monetary Grants for Local Financial Education
    Press Release (1/22)

     

    230 U.S. Mayors Meet With President Obama, Cabinet Officials About Unemployment in Cities, Struggling Local Economies
    Press Release (1/20)


    Archived Articles


    San Francisco Examiner, October 7, 2009
     
    More financial support for future City College grad

    Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 7, 2009

    Investing in job training paying off for Minneapolis

    New York Times, September 20, 2009

    Cash Incentive Program for Poor Families Is Renewed

    Staten Island Live, April 21, 2009

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg to tell President Obama about New York's anti-poverty program

    CCTV, March 26, 2009

    Los Angeles launches program for low-income workers´ access to banking

    USA Today, February 19, 2009

    Cash incentives to save gain interest in NY

    For information about the USCM/Casey Foundation Partnership for Working Families program, please contact:

    Kathy Amoroso
    Assistant Executive Director
    U.S. Conference of Mayors
    1620 I St., NW, 4th Floor
    Washington, DC 20006
    (202) 861-6723 (w)
    (202) 293-2352 (f)
    kamoroso@usmayors.org

    Juliette Jardim
    Staff Associate
    U.S. Conference of Mayors
    1620 I St., NW, 4th Floor
    Washington, DC 20006
    (202) 861-6715 (w)
    (202) 293-2352 (f)
    jjardim@usmayors.org