Since 1990, CEP has helped nearly 400,000+ hard-working, low-income families.

Press Releases & Testimonies

Read CEP's latest reports and publications. For media inquiries, please contact  Sylvia Ewing (phone: (312) 630-0240, email).

July 8, 2016
Center for Economic Progress, Doorways to Dreams Fund, and America Saves Celebrate Save Your Refund Winners

March 11, 2016
Illinois Families Risk Losing $39 Million in Tax Refunds 

March 9, 2016
Testimony by CEP President David Marzahl & Tax Clinic Director Paul Harrison for National Taxpayer Advocate's Public Forum 

January 20, 2016
New National Poll Indicates Strong Support for Reform of Paid Tax Preparer Industry 

January 8, 2015
Center for Economic Progress Elects New Board Officers, Members  

November 18, 2013
Center for Economic Progress Elects New Board Members 

August 9, 2013
Center for Economic Progress Awarded a Grant for ACA Outreach and Enrollment 

 July 23, 2013
Center for Economic Progress Elects New Board Members 

February 5, 2013
Center for Economic Progress Elects New Board Officers, Members 

January 25, 2013
CEP Offers Free Tax Services to Low-Income Illinois Families and Individuals
Opens 15 Tax Sites in Local Communities

January 10, 2012
EITC boost strengthens working families -- and Illinois' economy

February 7, 2011
Students and Parents in Chicago Missing Out on College Financial Aid

January 12, 2011

Free Tax Help Available to Low-Income Families; Services begin Saturday, January 22 in nearly 30 Illinois communities

 December 3, 2010
Want to Help Families Survive the Economy? Volunteer.

September 1, 2010
Center for Economic Progress Celebrates 20 Years of Impact