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Tax Reminder EIC

April 14, 2021

This year’s extended tax deadline, May 17th, is just over a month away. Filing your taxes is more important than ever to ensure you receive critical federal stimulus money that may be available to you.

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Autism Awareness Month

April 2, 2021

To honor Autism Awareness month, our Norwalk community celebrated Autism Awareness & Acceptance (Light It Up Blue on the Norwalk Green).

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Mental Health Resources for Children

March 31, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown - now more than ever, the importance of children’s mental health. I will be cohosting a virtual discussion along with my colleagues and experts in the field, including Community Mental Health Service Providers, Regional CONNECT Care Coordinators, and DCF Mental Health Administrators.

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Renters' Rebate Program Opens April 1st

March 30, 2021

The Renters' Rebate program opens April 1st, and runs through October 1st. This program provides rental reimbursement to elderly and disabled residents in need. These rebates can be up to $900 for married couples and $700 for individuals. The amount is based on a graduated income scale and the amount of rent and utility payments (excluding telephone) made in the prior calendar year.

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Equal Pay Day 2021

March 24, 2021

Today is Equal Pay Day—a day that marks the point at which it takes a woman on average to earn what her male counterpart did the year before. In 2020, a woman in Connecticut earned only $0.83 for every dollar that a white, non-Hispanic man made.

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Stop Asian Hate

March 18, 2021

There has been a surge in hate crimes targeting the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community this past year resulting in nearly 3,800 anti-Asian racist incidents, most of them against women.

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