Why Care About Care?

AFN and EOF have released a new brief, webinar and video designed to deepen funder’s understanding of the intersectional/intergenerational issues related to the care economy and lift up key public policies while providing innovative strategies and opportunities for greater funder collaboration to build an equitable care infrastructure.

EITC Pooled Fund Awardees Create State EITC in MO and Restore Refundability in OK

Missouri’s state lawmakers passed legislation to create an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) worth 10% of the federal credit, also known as the Missouri Working Families Tax Credit. Former EITC Pooled Fund awardee, Missouri Budget Project, has been fighting for a state earned income tax credit that targets tax relief to low and middle-income families…

Member Q&A with Nomzana Augustin, WES Mariam Assefa Fund

Nomzana Augustin, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships Manager, World Education Services (WES) Mariam Assefa Fund  “In our work to improve economic opportunity for immigrants and refugees, a bigger barrier is long-term systemic racism and discrimination, which greatly affects immigrants and communities of color. This leads to xenophobia and exacerbates employment barriers. We’re trying to shine a…

Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. (CDM) receives EOF’s first-ever Law & Social Policy Legacy Award

Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. (CDM) has received the Economic Opportunity Funders’ first-ever Law & Social Policy Legacy Award, which recognizes an organization defending and advocating for low-wage workers’ rights. CDM was selected based on its strong record of achieving justice for thousands of migrant workers who work in U.S. industries with histories…