Ensuring Opportunity

Category: Ensuring Opportunity Campaign Blog

Earn It! Keep It! Save It!

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of the most effective measures for helping families to increase their financial stability and avoid poverty.   There is a federal and state EITC; together they greatly enhance a family’s income and keep…

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Contra Costa Health Care Town Hall: Saturday, February 4, 2017 in Bay Point

We will be hosting a second town hall THIS SATURDAY, February 4th 2017 at the Restoration Church in Bay Point from 10am to 12pm. Join us for another important discussion about defending health care as a human right with Rep….

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Contra Costa Health Care Town Hall: Saturday, January 28, 2017

If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, many  Contra Costa residents will likely have less access to affordable health care services, or may lose their health care coverage entirely. It is important for the community to come together to protect…

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¿Cómo podemos acabar con la pobreza en el condado de Contra Costa? JUNTOS.

Vivimos y trabajamos en una región de gran riqueza, pero todavía hay muchas familias en Contra Costa que están luchando por salir adelante con lo poco que tienen. Las causas de la pobreza son profundamente arraigadas y complejas. Pero eso…

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How do we end poverty in Contra Costa? TOGETHER.

We live and work in a region of great wealth, yet too many families in Contra Costa are struggling to make ends meet. The causes of poverty are deep-rooted and complex. But that doesn’t mean it’s unsolvable. As Nelson Mandela…

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