Economic Security Advocacy Group Features POWER-PAC IL Leader on Child Tax Credit

On the left, a group of Child Tax Credit advocates pose for a photo, holding signs. On the right, a Latina woman in a blue shirt gives her testimony behind a podium.

“In Illinois, advocates and neighbors held a rally at the Bronzeville Children’s Museum – the nation’s only children’s museum dedicated to teaching Black history to kids– to promote the the importance of a bill to create a $700 per child Child Tax Credit for families under the median income, to help them afford the increasing prices of food, gas, and rent.

‘If moms like me could get more back from the tax system we’re paying into, we would be more likely to file taxes and it would encourage financial independence,’ said Rosalia Salgado, an Illinois mom of two.”

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Photo credit: Economic Security Project