Napa County children expected to benefit from stimulus funds

What will the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 stimulus money mean for Napa kids, especially those in poverty? That’s the question that local agencies and nonprofits are all asking, now that billions in tax breaks, direct payments and other measures begin to flow into the American economy, and trickle down to the local level. Experts who work in the industry said they are optimistic that the funds will make a difference for their clients. “We know that for some, it will be money directly in their pockets,” in the form of tax savings, said Debbie Peralez, executive director of Child Start Inc. in Napa. Child Start programs benefit low-income families.

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