legislation

Who can defend me now? – Y Ahora quien podrá defenderme?

Thanks to Esther Guzman, Program Manager of the West Ward Neighborhood Partnership, for submitting this post! We have a fictional hero called el Chapulín Colorado who dresses up like Superman, but does not have super powers. His favorite phrase is,…
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community action, Easton, legislation, local government, politics, poverty, Uncategorized

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Mr. President, We Don’t Appreciate the Irony

Mr. President, in the Shakespearean tragedy that is politics in this century, you have introduced irony.  You have abandoned the network of anti-poverty programs that were the vehicle for the implementation of the War on Poverty, spawned by the same…
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Dear President Obama: Our impending call to action

Below is the letter I sent to President Obama in response to his words, “I’ve proposed cuts to things I care deeply about, like community action programs” during his Second State of the Union Address on January 25, 2011. This is my story…
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