Bethlehem

Save the Date: Lehigh Valley Fair Budget Coalition to Hold a Budget Forum

The Lehigh Valley Fair Budget Coalition, a group of non-profits and local government organizations, will hold a Legislative Forum in the 6th floor conference room of Northampton Community College’s Fowler Family Southside Center on East Third Street in Bethlehem on Friday,…
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One Million Thanks to M & T Bank

We welcome back Ellen Larmer, director of Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem (CADCB) to Poverty’s Edge. Ellen has been director of CADCB for over 9 years and has over 15 years of experience in government, military and non-profit organizations, including working both locally and…
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CORBETT BUDGET FREEZE TO BE TARGET OF PRESS CONFERENCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          CONTACT:    Alan L. Jennings                          610-248-9900                                                               Coalition Sees Irony in Increased Corrections Budget Coinciding With More Cuts in Programs That Develop Pennsylvania’s Human Resources A coalition of groups that serve residents of the Lehigh…
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Allentown, Bethlehem, community action, Easton, legislation, local government, media coverage, politics, poverty, Uncategorized, unemployment

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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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Observations From a Latino Community Organizer

We welcome our Deputy Director, Manuel Ayala to Poverty’s Edge.  Thanks for contributing! Manuel is not foreign to the price of change, diversity and hard work!  During his time with the YMCA he has turned around challenged facilities, created programs, reached fundraising…
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