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Mayor Bowser to Announce A One-Time ‘Back-to-School’ Payment for DC Families Receiving TANF

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Washington, DC – On Thursday, August 18, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Department of Human Services will announce a one-time payment of approximately $1,000 for families who are enrolled in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. These payments to families are funded through the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund, a federal fund established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Mayor Bowser will make the announcement during a TANF Employment Program hiring and resource fair.   

When:   
Thursday, August 18 at 11 am   

Who:   
Mayor Muriel Bowser   
Laura Green Zeilinger, Director, DC Department of Human Services 

Where:   
Frederick Douglass Community Center
2000 Alabama Ave SE
*Closest Metro Station: Congress Heights Station*   
*Closest Bikeshare Station: 19th & Savannah Street SE*
    

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].   

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view event online visit mayor.dc.gov/live, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below. 

 

Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Instagram: @Mayor_Bowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser YouTube: https://www.bit.ly/eomvideos