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Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness

POVERTY - What does Poverty look like in Mercer County and New Jersey?

Wednesday, April 20 - 7pm – 9pm
The College of New Jersey - Library Auditorium
1938 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ
Park in Lot 4

Assessing New Jersey’s Progress in Combating Poverty
Speaker: Alan Lichtenstein
Co-Director of the Poverty Research Institute of Legal Services of New Jersey
Panel Discussion and Break-out Group
CALL TO ACTION: Attend – Learn - Speak Out


Last Week! Don’t miss out on the tax credits and Free Tax Preparation by IRS certified tax preparers!

Make less the $50,000 get your taxes filed FREE! FREE TAX PREPARATION…


  • Picture ID
  • Social Security Cards (or ITINs) and dates of births for the taxpayer, spouse, and children and any other dependents you are claiming.
  • W2 form (Document provided by your employer listing your earnings and taxes paid.) 1099 Forms (Document listing your different sources of income. Most commonly used by people working under contracts.)
  • Copy of 2009 Income Tax Return if possible.
  • Bank account number, routing number. (Bring a voided check.)
  • First come, first served basis. Additional appointments are available at different dates


  • Families with a combined income of less than $50,000.
  • Couples and singles without children earning less than $50,000.
  • Immigrants without a social security number will be assisted.

Call 211 for Free tax preparation sites in New Jersey or go to www.earnedincometaxcredit.org for Mercer County sites.

Free Men’s Clothing at “Dress to Impress”

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 4pm - 8pm
UIH Family Partners

4 N. Broad Street, Suite 2R
Trenton, NJ

For male individuals in need of interview or workplace –appropriate apparel.

Call for information – Claire Walton 609-695-3663 Ext. 217 or cwalton@uih.org


Mercer County Community Resources Fair

Friday, May 6, 2011 at 10:00am — 1:00pm
Mercer County Library, Lawrence Headquarter Branch

2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

  • Do you need help with getting a job or attending school?
  • Are you looking for services to promote mental health recovery and wellness?
  • Do you have questions of social security benefits, NJ workability?

If you answer yes, join us at the Mercer County Community Resources. It is open to consumers, families and providers

Representatives from community organizations including Mercer County College, DVR, Social Security Administration, NJ Workability, Greater Trenton Behavioral Care, AAMH, SERV, Catholic Charities will provide information about their available services and answer questions you may have.


Save the Date: Mercer Alliance’s Honors Michele Siekerka, Esq.

For her commitment to ending homelessness in Mercer County

Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Ellarslie Mansion

Cadwalader Park
299 Parkside Ave.
Trenton, NJ

This event is a benefit for Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness

Host Committee:

Chair: Sen. Peter A. Inverso, Roma Bank, Jackie Alberts, Mercer Alliance; Sandra Baumann, Tyco Intl.; Christy Stephenson, St. Francis Medical Center; Eileen J. Kennedy, The Kennedy Factor; Jeff Perlman, Borden Perlman Co.; Liz Tindall, Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce; Michael A. Cano, Cano Wealth Strategies; Sherise Ritter, Mercadien PC CPA’s; Tim Losch, The Bank.


New Jersey’s Kick Start to Job Growth, Career Fair/Green Jobs & Business Expo

Friday, May 20, 2011 at 10:00am — 3:00pm
Trenton War Memorial

1 Memorial Drive
Trenton, NJ 08608

Dress professionally and bring 15 to 20 resumes.

Must Pre-register at: www.changebromley.ning.com or www.thesupergreenpages.com


It's Your Right to Know - Protecting the Rights of People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (Conference)

Friday, May 20, 2011 at 8:00am - 3:30pm
The New Jersey Law Center

One Constitution Square
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901.

This FREE conference is cosponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation and made possible through funding from the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey.

This conference will provide valuable information for NJ residents who are blind or visually impaired, parents of infants and school-aged children who are visually impaired, advocates for persons with disabilities, as well as employers and service providers.

Registrations will be accepted via mail only. This conference is free of charge. However, a refundable $5.00 commitment/security deposit check, made payable to The NJCBVI must accompany each registration. Cash and purchase orders cannot be accepted.

For Further Information: Call 973-648-3333 or E-Mail: pamela.gaston@dhs.state.nj.us


For More Information

Please Contact: Tarry Truitt, Communications and Project Manager, ttruitt@merceralliance.org or 609-844-1008.



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