Monthly Archive: November 2011

A $3.4 Million Grant Marked Day as Historic for the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp.

Monday, November 21st , marked a  crucial  day for the Lehigh Valley Economic Developement Corporation (LVEDC) and their partners.   The  United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced during the press conference a $3.4 M grant to develop the Lehigh Valley Sustainable Plan.   Some of speakers at the…
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media coverage, Uncategorized

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JENNINGS RESIGNS FROM STATE PLANNING BOARD, ENCOURAGES GOVERNOR CORBETT TO KEEP ROME FROM BURNING

Dear Governor Corbett: I have had the honor and privilege of serving the citizens of the Commonwealth as a member of the State Planning Board since it was re-established early in your predecessor’s tenure.  At the time, many of us…
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legislation, local government, Uncategorized

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No Child Left Behind?

We welcome back Elisa Zaehringer to Poverty’s Edge, Elisa is one of the Planners at CACLV and former Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator for the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania.  Thanks for the post! A perfect storm formed…
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Children, hunger, poverty, Uncategorized

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If the hunger and poverty statistics don’t move your heart… maybe their role in child development will change your mind.

We welcome back Esther Y. Guzman, director of the West Ward Neighborhood Partnership. Esther who is not a stranger on Poverty’s Edge was born and raised in Puerto Rico and is the proud mother of two sons,  Angel Luis &…
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Children, economic crisis, homelessness, hunger, poverty, Uncategorized, youth

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