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MA agencies make expanded tax credits easier to access

As reported by Kathryn Carley, Public News Service: Listen Here. Lawmakers in Massachusetts passed some of the nation's most generous tax credits - and now, help is available to make sure families can take advantage of them. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program...

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Diaper Pilot Program Aims to Keep Families Healthy, Working

As reported by Kathryn Carley, Public News Service: Listen Here. Massachusetts groups will be part of a new federal pilot program to help low-income families ensure they have the diapers they need to keep both babies and parents healthy. Studies show a lack of diapers...

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MA Part of Growing State Movement for Expanded Tax Credits

As reported by Kathryn Carley, Public News Service: Listen Here Massachusetts is on track to become the eighteenth state this year to enact targeted tax credits to help alleviate childhood poverty. New polling shows nearly 80% of residents support an expansion of the...

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Community Action Month Honors Agencies Across Commonwealth

As reported by Kathryn Carley, Public News Service: Listen Here. Community action agencies in the Commonwealth are working with state lawmakers to ensure funding of their work to alleviate poverty continues. Previous state funding helped the Worcester Community Action...

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Joe Diamond on The Jim Arciero Show

Joe Diamond, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Association of Community Action, joins Rep. Arciero in the booth to discuss the Fiscal Year 2024 State Budget, post-pandemic advocacy and legislative priorities.

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