Monthly Archive: December 2011

2011: DON’T LOOK BACK

WE’RE DEAD It looked like doomsday.  The President of the United States, anxious to demonstrate toughness on the budget in his State of the Union Address, offered up just one domestic spending cut – the Community Action Agencies.  And the…
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community action, economic crisis, local government, mortgage foreclosure, politics, Uncategorized

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Once Upon A Time…

We welcome Chris Hudock, director of The Rising Tide Community Loan Fund to Poverty’s Edge.  Chris is strong supporter of our local communities’ small businesses.  He has been providing financial support to small businesses in theLehighValley since 2005.  Thanks for contributing! …
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small business, Uncategorized, youth

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Starting Our Own Food Revolution

 We welcome Ann McManus, director of Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania to Poverty’s Edge.  Ann is an ardent supporter of access to fresh food. She has been director of Second Harvest Food Bank since 1999.  Thanks…
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Children, hunger, poverty, Uncategorized

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CACLV CONDEMNS DISINTEGRATION OF LEHIGH VALLEY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, Move Will Weaken Region for “Someone’s Political Gain”

The Community Action Committee of theLehighValleyhastily issued a statement tonight criticizing the proposed “disintegration” of theLehighValley’s political power and cultural, social and economic unity by a state commission with either an errant understanding of theLehighValley, a disregard for the region…
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Allentown, Bethlehem, community action, Easton, legislation, local government, politics, poverty, Uncategorized

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