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Sep 12, 2017
September 12, 2017, 2:56 pm

Becoming Communally, the Antipoverty Technology Company!

Dear Friend, We are excited to introduce ourselves today by our new name: Communally, The Antipoverty Technology Company! Though our name has evolved, our mission remains the same: Defeat Poverty.

We began over 25 years ago as a public...

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Sep 12, 2017
September 12, 2017, 12:57 pm

President Josiah “Jed” Bartlett, who may be considered America’s favorite president by both sides of the aisle today, once said “That’s the problem with the American dream. It makes everyone concerned for the day they’re going to be rich.”

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May 12, 2017
May 12, 2017, 3:51 pm

Heather Staller worked in the banking industry in Philadelphia for over 15 years. She considers herself a saver and someone who watched her nickels and dimes, just like her mother taught her to so many years before.

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Good afternoon, Chairwoman Reynolds Brown and other members of City Council’s Environment Committee. My name is Chris Jacobs and I am CEO of Solutions for Progress (SfP). As a member of the Sustainable Business Network, SfP strongly supports Council Bill Nos. 160132 and 160133 which together reduce the tax burden for new sustainable businesses and increase the Sustainable Business Credit.

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Apr 07, 2016
April 7, 2016, 3:54 pm

The Texas Panhandle can be an unforgiving place to try to eke out an existence. More than one-third of all households living on the prairies and plains of Deaf Smith County, once known as the “Beef Capital of the World,” live in asset poverty which means that they do not have sufficient assets to get by at the poverty level for three months in the absence of income.

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Feb 26, 2016
February 26, 2016, 3:57 pm

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we want you to know how much we LOVE tax season! We love tax season because we know that an influx of families and individuals will be going to nearly 2,000 locations operated by our amazing partners for counselor-assisted tax filing using The Benefit Bank®. The Benefit Bank (TBB) helps families and individuals escape from the daily crisis of poverty so they can reach a point at which they can make real choices about where they live and work and how they manage their money.

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