Join VA BLOC, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Lambda Omega Chapter, and Ivy Baptist Church as we continue our Summer Series of Virtual Town Halls. Session 1 was on Voting Rights and Session 2 was on Police Reform. Session 3 will be held on June 29th at 6:30pm and we will discuss Economic Justice. Our panelists and team will dive into what is in the American Rescue Plan, how it impacts you, and ways that policy can help families recover financially from the pandemic.
Register today at bit.ly/Session3EconJustice and invite your friends!
We’ll be joined by representatives from the Hampton Roads Community Action Program and The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis!
Child Tax Credit: On July 15, eligible families will begin to receive monthly checks via the American Rescue Plan. To see if your family qualifies for the monthly checks or learn more about the program, click here: www.cbsnews.com/news/child-tax-credit-1800-dollars-opt-out-2021-06-23/ We will also have experts on hand at our Tuesday Town Hall to discuss the Child Tax Credit (CTC).
State Funding: Virginia is set to receive $7.3B in federal aid that can be used for one-time spending over the next three years. The General Assembly will meet on August 2, 2021 to begin deciding the ways the money will be spent. Localities and Institutions of Higher Learning are also receiving funding.
Advocacy: We’ll talk about how to advocate for your priorities as law makers are deciding the budget.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Lambda Omega Chapter
Ivy Baptist Church in Newport News
Join us on June 29th!
Register for the Town Hall today at bit.ly/Session3EconJustice and submit your questions!
[…] We at VA BLOC strive to build healthier communities where restorative justice is the norm and not an exception. We hope to see you at our next Town Hall on Economic Justice. You can RSVP for the event here: bit.ly/Session3EconJustice […]
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