Please Join Us For

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) Statewide Kickoff

A Virtual Event

Friday, January 29, 2021

10:30 am ET

About this Event

EITC Awareness Day


Joe Diamond, Executive Director, MASSCAP

Program Impact

Paul Bailey, Executive Director, Springfield Partners for Community Action

Message from Congressman Richard Neal, First Congressional District MA

Clare Higgins, Executive Director, Community Action Pioneer Valley

Senator Jo Comerford, Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester

Representative Natalie Blais, 1st Franklin

On the Ground

Ancel Tejada, Financial Literacy Coordinator, Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc.

VITA Client and Volunteer

Partnership with IRS

Ronald Deaett, SPEC Territory Manager, Internal Revenue Service

Coalition Strength and EITC Impact

Richard Sheward, Director of Innovative Partnerships, Children’s HealthWatch, Healthy Families EITC

Coalition Closing

Joe Diamond, Executive Director, MASSCAP