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Help For Those Missing Out on Economic Impact Payments

What’s New: Many people who don't normally file a tax return and don't receive federal benefits may qualify for stimulus payments but may not realize it. This includes those without a permanent address, income, a job or a bank account. A December 2020 law changed eligibility requirements for EIPs. Now, some people who don’t meet…
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ARTE 2021 Scholarship

ARTE has awarded over $93,000 in scholarships since 2004. First, applicants must be of Hispanic / Latino descent and must be living in Connecticut for a minimum of one year. U.S. citizenship is not required. Lastly, scholarship awards are based on funding and the number of qualified applications received. 2021 Scholarship Applications are due August…
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GBLN Sunset Cruise is Almost Here!

JOIN US ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 5th for GBLN's Annual Sunset Cruise in partnership with Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry and enjoy a beautiful summer evening with appetizers from El Coquito, great music provided by DJ Vic, photo booth fun with The Absolutely Fabulous Photo Booth, and lots of laughter with our MC of the evening,…
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CT Healthy Aging Data Report by AARP CT Webinar Wednesdays

CT Health Aging Data Report by AARP CT Webinar Wednesday   Wednesday, August 4, 2021 1PM ET| 12PM CT| 11AM MT| 10AM PT Does everyone in Connecticut experience aging in the same way? How do factors like where we live, gender, race, and income impact our lives as we grow older? Join Elizabeth Dugan, Associate Professor…
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Spanish IRS Advance Child Tax Credit Information Sessions

The IRS Stakeholder Liaison office is holding two Advance Child Tax Credit information sessions in Spanish to learn about the Advance Child Tax Credit. Please join us and learn about: Eligibility requirements for the Advance Child Tax Credit Information on the IRS Update Portal, where those eligible can: Check if they are enrolled to receive…
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Job Openings at BCYL

Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders is Hiring! They are looking to hire a part-time Digital Trainer and a part-time S.U.C.C.E.S.S. 2.0 Program Facilitator. The BCYL mission is to provide youth with sports, educational and civic direction helping them build the character and self-esteem they need to reach their full potential and value in society. If you are…
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Join Us for GBLN’s Annual Sunset Cruise

ARE YOU READY TO LIVE, LAUGH, & DANCE WITH US?! We are extremely excited to invite you back to GBLN'S Annual Sunset Cruise in partnership with the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson ferry and sponsored by our friends at PSEG and AARP! JOIN US ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 5th and enjoy a beautiful summer evening with appetizers…
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Surprising Out-Of-Pocket Costs for Caregivers

New research from AARP shows that nearly 8 in 10 of those caring for an adult family member (78%) are facing regular out-of-pocket costs, with the highest burden falling on younger caregivers and those who are Hispanic/Latino or African American. The organization is launching a national campaign this week urging Congress to do more to support…
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Back to School Supply Collection

The Caroline House of Bridgeport is holding a school supply collection! With the beginning of the new school year in sight, we are excited to begin our Back to School 2021-2022 School Supply Collection to benefit the children and families of our students. With your help our student's children will be ready to go back…
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