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1st of October 2020

IRS sends letters asking 9 million to claim Economic Impact Payment

WASHINGTON — Later this month, the Internal Revenue Service will start mailing letters to roughly nine million Americans who typically don’t file federal income tax returns who may be eligible for, but have not registered to claim, an Economic Impact Payment. The letters will urge recipients to register at IRS.gov by October 15 in order […]


23rd of September 2020

An Update on Mercy Home’s Admissions Process

With the many changes and challenges that the COVID-19 crisis has brought, Mercy Home wanted to provide the Chicago community an update about the policies and procedures we have put in place to ensure the safety of our young people, their families, and our coworkers. To make this transition as safe as possible, we, in […]


The 2020 Census – What Does It Really Mean?

En Español aquí You have until September 30 to complete the 2020 Census. While you probably know it counts the population of our state and country, but did you know there is over $1 Trillion in federal funding tied to it? in addition, it means more representation for us in the House of Representatives. But […]


¿Qué significa realmente el Censo 2020?

Click here for English La oportunidad de llenar el Censo 2020 se acaba pronto: el 30 de septiembre. Sin embargo, aunque la fecha límite se acerca, todavía existen dudas de lo que se trata el Censo. Ya sabemos que nos cuentan para el total de la población, que hay fondos que dependen de él, que […]


10 Minutes of Your Time Can Benefit the Next 10 Years

En Español aquí Complete the 2020 Census Today Every ten years, the United States collects population data about the people living in this country —meaning we only get the chance to be counted once every decade. This is why the U.S. Census is a critical event, and it only takes about ten minutes to complete. […]


10 minutos de tu tiempo pueden beneficiarnos durante los próximos 10 años

Click here for English Llena el Censo 2020 hoy mismo Cada diez años, Estados Unidos recopila información de la población acerca de la gente que vive en este país: esto significa que solo tenemos la oportunidad de ser contados una vez por década. Por eso el Censo de Estados Unidos en un suceso tan importante, […]


17th of September 2020

Chicago Region is at risk for a Census undercount

In northeastern Illinois, communities of color are participating in the 2020 census at much lower rates than are communities with mostly white residents. In a new report from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, learn how an undercount would lead to billions of lost federal dollars for the region and its communities and what you […]


Federal benefit recipients with children have more time to get Economic Impact Payment

The IRS has reopened the registration period for individuals who receive Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Railroad Retirement, or veteran’s benefits, but didn’t receive $500 per child earlier this year when they received their own Economic Impact Payment. Federal benefit recipients can use the “Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here” tool to get a catch-up payment […]


15th of September 2020

Llena el Censo y celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Cada otoño, el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana nos brinda la oportunidad de rendir homenaje a las generaciones de latinos que han sido líderes de nuestras comunidades, han dejado huella en nuestra cultura y han fortalecido a nuestra sociedad. Desafortunadamente, debido a la pandemia no podremos reunirnos para los desfiles, conciertos y ferias donde […]


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by Filling Out the Census

Every fall, National Hispanic Heritage Month gives us the chance to honor the generations of Latinos who have led our communities, influenced our culture, and made our society stronger. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, we won’t be able to come together for the parades, concerts, and food fairs where we typically enjoy this annual celebration, […]