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Webinar: National Head Start Association Child Tax Credit

2:00 PM EDT
3:00 PM EDT


Nearly 90% of children in the U.S. became eligible for the Child Tax Credit when it was expanded last year. Even though tax season has passed, families can still claim the full 2021 CTC – up to $3,600 per child per family – by either using the simplified filing portal –, or filing a paper return.

This webinar is designed to help members of the National Head Start Association community better understand the expanded Child Tax Credit and how to help families claim this critical benefit.

You do NOT have to be a tax expert. We’ll share ready-to-use resources to help you provide information to families and connect them to tax preparation assistance, as well as discuss common concerns and questions around the CTC and things such as immigration status, public benefits impact, and much more! The webinar and accompanying multilingual resources are designed to help you easily integrate CTC outreach to families in your existing programs and communications.

Join the National Head Start Association, the Coalition on Human Needs and the Partnership for America’s Children for this training to learn more!

Speakers: Child Tax Credit Outreach Coordinators from the Coalition on Human Needs

Julia Beebe

Julia joined CHN to help launch its new Child Tax Credit outreach project, a collaborative effort with the Partnership for America’s Children. She has more than a decade of experience as a community organizer. Prior to joining CHN, she worked as Lead Organizer for the Matahari Women Workers’ Center, an affiliate of the National Domestic Workers Alliance in Massachusetts, and as a community organizer for Valley Interfaith, an affiliate of the Industrial Areas Foundation in Texas. She has a Master of Public Policy from Tufts University.


Aline S. da Fonseca, MSW

Aline joined the Coalition on Human Needs (CHN) at the end of 2021 and has helped to launch the CTC Outreach project run collaboratively by CHN and the Partnership for America’s Children. Prior to joining the CHN staff, Aline worked in East Harlem, NY for over 7 years helping public housing residents first as a health counselor and then as Program Director of East Harlem Aging Services with the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center. Aline is committed to work that centers the voices and needs of low income, vulnerable, and marginalized communities, and addresses their most pressing concerns.”