In response to the pandemic, Poverty Solutions and our partners developed community education tools to ensure residents and community advocates have up to date information on how to access critical resources to support health and economic stability.
Poverty Solutions partnered with Civilla to create a website to make sure Michiganders received their federal stimulus checks as soon as possible. The site, viewed over 250,000 times and used as a template for other organizations and governments such as the city of Detroit, walks people through a step-by-step process to ensure they have provided the IRS with the information necessary to receive their stimulus checks.
> Read more about the stimulus check website
The Child Tax Credit: What You Need to Know
Poverty Solutions created a website with step-by-step guidance to ensure parents receive the expanded Child Tax Credit, which is worth up to $3,600 per child per year. Information on eligibility and how to access the tax credit is available on the website in English, Spanish (Español), Arabic (باللغة العربية), and Bangla (বাংলা ভাষায়).
> Read more about the expanded Child Tax Credit