SaveFirst Tax Initiative Serves 8,200 Families in Record Year

During the 2014 tax season, 570 college students helped 8,200 low-income, working families secure $14.9 million in federal refunds through our SaveFirst initiative.


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The Gorgas Scholarship Committee announced this week that the winner of the first-place tuition grant of $4,000 was Arrix Ryce, a senior SpeakFirst student.


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Impact Alabama’s Stephen Black Featured on National Public Radio

Stephen Black discusses the SaveFirst initiative and civic responsibility on NPR's All Things Considered.


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Impact Alabama Featured on National News Show

Stephen Black speaks with MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry about how tax preparers target low-income people.


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Impact Alabama Mentioned in New York Times Cover Story

On April 7, 2014, The New York Times published, "Tax Preparers Targeting Poor With High Fees," featuring SaveFirst.


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Stephen Black Talks About Civic Responsibility at TEDxBirmingham 2011

The Future of Civic Responsibility in Birmingham: Stephen Black at TEDxBirmingham … More


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