Department of Neighborhoods

Press Release

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Announces "All Things Taxes" Workshops
"All Things Taxes" is first of three-Part Financial Empowerment Series for
People with disabilities



March 24, 2014 -- The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities and Neighborhoods Centers Inc. will present a Financial Empowerment Series this tax season, sponsored in partnership with Neighborhood Centers Inc.
"All Things Taxes" is the first in the series of workshops, scheduled for Wednesday, March 26, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center (MMSC), 1475 W. Gray 77019.  Three workshop sessions will be offered, as follows: 


  • 9 to 11:30 a.m. - Session One:  Why & How You Should File Tax Returns
  • 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Session Two:  Identity Theft & Fraud Prevention
  • 3 to 4:30 p.m. - Session Three:  Earned Income Credits: What Are They? How Can They Assist?


Space is limited and advance registration is required.  To register call 832-394-0814 or email

April & May Workshops
The second session in the series will focus on "Banking GPS," scheduled for April 23, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The final session will explore the topic, "Financial Challenges Have Options," May 21, 10 to 11:30 a.m., with a repeat workshop at 6:30 to 8 p.m.  All workshops will be held at MMSC.

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