New York — Johnette Hartnett, director of public policy for the National Disability Institute spoke at The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions' financial literacy day last month about her work touring the country to provide financial literacy to the disabled.

"Lately there's been a lot of talk about main street, but I represent backstreet and I think all of you do too," Hartnett said.

Hartnett spent time touring 62 cities across the United States on a "Real Economic Impact Tour" to provide tax and financial services to people with disabilities through existing volunteer income tax assistance sites.

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