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CEP is proud amplify the voices of the people we serve and to inform the public about our services and positions.

Ladder Up and Center for Economic Progress Join Forces

Ladder Up and the Center for Economic Progress announce a strategic merger. | September 21, 2018

Declaración de impuestos

Volunteer Crystal Lopez offers key tax-time information and how CEP can help taxpayers. (Spanish/Español) Jueves con Hoy February 8, 2018

Aurora volunteers aim to help working families at tax time

Aurora volunteers discuss their experiences serving with CEP. Chicago Tribune / Aurora Beacon News | January 31, 2018

Tax season confusion: What you need to know before you file this year

President and CEO David Marzahl provides key tax-time information after tax reform. Chicago Tribune January 27, 2018

Letter to the Editor: GOP tax plan designed for the rich

President and CEO David Marzahl breaks down the effects of the GOP tax plan on average Americans. Chicago Sun-Times November 26, 2017

Se acerca la fecha para renovar el ITIN

Director of Community Engagement and Strategic Partnerships Juan Villalobos gives information on Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) applications and renewals. (Spanish/Español) Telemundo Chicago November 16, 2017

Two Democrats challenge the payday-loan industry

President and CEO David Marzahl discusses the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and its connection to costly payday loans. Politico September 13, 2017

Citi Foundation: Center for Economic Progress: Stabilizing Finances

Director of Asset Building Programs Satori Bailey is interviewed about CEP’s growing impact, thanks to the Citi Foundation. Interview by Pop-Up Magazine June 14, 2017