poverty

CACLV: Our Past, Present, and Future (Part One of Three)

Written by Jessica R. Dreistadt, Planner for Lehigh Valley Community Land Trust, Rising Tide Community Loan Fund, West Ward Neighborhood Partnership, and Renew Lehigh Valley. Our Past I was recently given the arduous task of piecing together CACLV’s early history,…
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community action, Events, history, poverty

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The Sixth Street Shelter Celebrates Families With Free Games, Food and Fun

  ALLENTOWN – The Sixth Street Shelter, a program of Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with a day of FREE family fun from 12-to-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014, on the entire…
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Allentown, community action, Events, homelessness, poverty, sixth street shelter

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At a press conference in support of the minimum wage increase to $10.10 per hour, CACLV Executive Director Alan Jennings offered the following comments:

It feels like I’ve been here before. Actually, I know I’ve been here before. In fact, I am getting tired of having to make the argument that public policy should be used to regulate a market that is cruel when…
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Allentown, Bethlehem, community action, Easton, economic crisis, legislation, poverty, Uncategorized

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Representatives Mackenzie and Schlossberg on LV Discourse

Pennsylvania Representatives Ryan Mackenzie and Mike Schlossberg are finishing their rookie years as legislators.  These two talented, smart, hard-working twenty-somethings are rare among partisans these days: they get along, they work together, and they want to get something accomplished.  Representatives…
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Allentown, Bethlehem, community action, Easton, legislation, Lehigh Valley Discourse, local government, politics, poverty

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