Family Day May 16
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If you ever have any questions or need assistance, feel free to contact the union office. Our number is 212- 815-1983.
Food Bank’s Tax Assistance Program provides low-income New Yorkers with free tax preparation services, helping them get the refunds and credits to which they are entitled. This includes the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which alone can be worth up to $8,852 for families. You earned it, Food Bank will help you claim it. Appointments open now! You are eligible for free tax prep if you earned $56,000 or less with dependents or $30,000 or less with no dependents.
Tax season starts January 27th and sites will remain open through April 15. For more information and to make an appointment, visit: https://www.foodbanknyc.org/taxhelp/.
WEDNESDAY FEB. 26 at 5:30 pm: The Municipal Employees Legal Services (MELS) tax workshop at 420 West 45th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues). Learn about Tax Act changes such as earned income credit, child tax credit, education credit, affordable care act requirements, standard and itemized deductions, elimination of deductions, benefits available on your New York State return and more. Seating is limited. To attend register or call 212- 815-1111. Please bring your union ID.
DC 37’s 39th Annual Black History Month celebration, honoring African-American achievement, culture and contributions, kicks off with a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony 6 pm on February 3 at 125 Barclay Street in lower Manhattan.
Union members and their families, coworkers and retirees are invited to share in the festivities.
Local unions will sponsor events throughout February to commemorate the African American legacy of struggle and advancement that has helped shaped our country and the labor movement.
All events listed below start at 6 pm at 125 Barclay Street in lower Manhattan.
Feb. 3 Committee ribbon-cutting ceremony
Feb. 6 Local 1930 New York Public Library Guild at 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 7 Local 371 Social Service Employees Union
Feb. 10 Local 1407 Accounts, Statisticians and Actuaries
Feb. 20 Local 372 Board of Education Employees
Feb. 21 CBTU NY Chapter Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
Feb. 28 Finale Night
The union’s Black History Committee is co-chaired by Nina Manning, vice president of Local 1930, and Local 372’s La'Nette Murphy.
May 16th from 10am-5pm
at Flushing Meadow Park,
north side of Meadow Lake next to Boathouse.
We will have a BBQ and giveaways for kids and activities.
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 29 5:30 PM Let the DC 37 Municipal Employees Housing Program walk you through the steps to buying your first home.
At the Jan 29 seminar, learn how to prepare for a home purchase, what’s the process, how to get pre-qualified for a mortgage, financing options, closing the deal and more.
HomeFirst grants are available for qualified first-time buyers of a co-op, condominium or a 1- to-4 family home in New York City.
The MEHP First Time Home Buyer seminar is Jan. 29 from 5:30 to 7 pm at DC 37 125 Barclay St., in Lower Manhattan.