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The Tax Clinic Goes Virtual

The TAP Tax Clinic provides free tax preparation and filing for low-income taxpayers. As the program enters its 20th year, it continues to evolve in order to meet the needs of customers. Most recently, the Tax Clinic began to offer a virtual filing option to make traditionally in-person services accessible to all in the wake...

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Op-Ed: IMAGINE THE VALLEY WITHOUT TAP by Craig Balzer

Originally published in The Roanoke Times on January 13, 2022. Re-posted here with permission. 2022 marks the 57th year of Total Action for Progress’ existence. During the holiday season, many of us enjoyed the rerun of the Hollywood classic It’s A Wonderful Life, the story of a local banker deterred from suicide by an angel...

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TAP Takes a Holistic Approach to Youth Development

We know that exposure to violence makes young people more likely to become violent themselves. So, how can we disrupt that cycle and encourage students down another path?  As it turns out, meditation helps. “We had a student from last year who said he would have killed someone if it wasn’t for this class,” said...

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