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$480,000 Returned to You!

This year our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provided free income tax return preparations to our hard working community. We are proud to announce that 523 E-files were accepted this year. The Women’s Building cares about doing taxes because … Continue reading

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TWB’s Got You Covered!

The Women’s Building is proud to be offering a new service to the community beginning January 2014! As part of the Covered California new “Insurance Marketplaces,” we will be offering In-Person Assistance by our bilingual (English/Spanish) Certified Enrollment Counselors. If you are confused … Continue reading

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Our Gardens Grow

We distribute food to over 200 families every Monday morning. Now some of our clients who also volunteer with the food distribution, will start growing their own vegetables. The Women’s Building Immigrant Food Assistance Program has expanded to include garden plots at … Continue reading

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Did You Miss An Easy Refund? Our Tax Prep Clients Got It! Did You Know That…? Over 600,000 Bay Area tax-filers are eligible for an Earned Income Tax Credit when they get their taxes done. This EITC (Earn Income Tax … Continue reading

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Seeing the Other Side~Al Ver El Otro Lado~ 眼看著其他方

Each Monday morning our Food Pantry for Immigrant Families serves upwards of 200 families.  We welcome the long line of Chinese, Vietnamese, Filipina/o, Latina/o and other ethnic groups, offering them food assistance and other support services. Recognizing the diverse populations … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising And The Violence Against Women Act

Enough Is Enough! In response to atrocious conditions of women (and others), One Billion Rising is kicking off a dancing REVOLUTION, this February 14th!  The idea of One Billion Rising started in August 2012 by Eve Ensler, V-Day creator.  She … Continue reading

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Voting Action and Resources 2012

As election day fast approaches, we are encouraging all of our friends and followers to take action! There are several ways you can do so! 1. Prepare to vote by reading up on local measures and propositions. Voting Guides and … Continue reading

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