Monthly Archive: May 2011

Featured Valley Nonprofit

The following article was submitted to the Express Times and featured in their online Non-Profit Spotlight. It will be printed next Tuesday, May 31, so make sure to keep an eye out! CACLV – Strengthening the Resolve of People to…
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Allentown, Bethlehem, community action, Easton, homelessness, hunger, local government, media coverage, poverty, small business, unemployment, weatherization, youth

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Just Like We Predicted

The people in the state legislature who have been hearing the ire of their constituents over the governor’s proposed cuts in education are making the kind of adjustments that advocates for education had pushed.  Not enough, of course, because they…
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economic crisis, legislation, local government, media coverage, politics

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What will you do to live in a civilized society?

David Bradley is the Executive Director of the National Community Action Foundation, the lobbying arm of the nation’s more than one thousand Community Action Agencies, including CACLV.  David spoke at our Annual Meeting in October and pretty accurately predicted the outcome of…
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community action, Easton, economic crisis, homelessness, legislation, politics, poverty

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The Rally for a Responsible Budget

     On May 3, 2011, thousands of Pennsylvanians chanted “these cuts are nuts” on the Capitol Steps at the “Rally for a Responsible Budget.”  The event, sponsored by the CLEAR Coalition, offered union groups, advocates, educators, non-profit employees and concerned…
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legislation, local government, media coverage, politics, poverty, Uncategorized

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Lehigh Valley Residents Speak Out On Proposed State Budget

  Last Thursday, April 28th, the Lehigh Valley held a “Forum to Promote the General Welfare,” a public forum during which residents spoke directly with four PA State Representatives, shared their stories, and expressed their concerns over Gov. Tom Corbett’s…
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community action, legislation, local government, media coverage, politics

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