March 2017 Newsletter Interview: Lori Seibel, President and CEO of the Community Health Endowment of Lincoln

Tell us about your organization’s work and how family economic security fits into your priorities as a philanthropic organization focused on community health. Our vision is to make Lincoln, Nebraska the healthiest community in the nation. For the past 18 years, the Community Health Endowment of Lincoln (CHE) has worked to fulfill this vision which was…

EITC Awareness Day 2017

  EITC Awareness Day is coming up on January 27th. Below are some resources to help get the word out: The Taxpayer Opportunity Network and CFED have crafted ways to spread the word about the EITC in 5, 10 and 30 minutes. The EITC Awareness Day Toolkit also includes state-by-state data snapshots and sample social media posts in…

EITC as a Cost-Effective Health Policy Investment

Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health has released a new study showing that the EITC can be a highly cost-effective health policy investment. Researchers analyzed data from the 1993-2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System surveys as well as state level life expectancy and determined the cost-effectiveness of state EITC supplements using a microsimulation model…

December 2016 Newsletter Interviews: Robert Greenstein of CBPP and Elizabeth Kneebone of the Brookings Institution

In the wake of the 2016 election, we turned to two federal EITC policy experts to tell us their views on what’s next for the federal EITC. Robert Greenstein, Founder and President of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Elizabeth Kneebone, Fellow at the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institute, provided their thoughts in response to…