research

FAIR HOUSING PRESS CONFERENCE ON JUNE 26, 2012

Allentown, like so many cities, has challenges that, under the best of circumstances, cause disinvestment, concentration of poverty, diminishing tax base, substandard housing and public school issues that feed on each other, accelerating as they do.   Even a mayor as…
Read more

Allentown, Events, local government, media coverage, politics, poverty, research, Uncategorized

, , , , , , , , ,

LVRC’s Annual “State of the Valley” Report Released: Alan Jennings Offers The Closing Comments

 On Wednesday, February 15, RenewLV and the Lehigh Valley Research Consortium teamed up to release LVRC’s annual “State of the Valley” report.  The report offered a sobering assessment of the region that should surprise few people.  The report is full…
Read more

economic crisis, mortgage foreclosure, politics, poverty, research, Uncategorized, unemployment

, , , , , , ,

Hunger Study Generates Passionate Remarks From Jennings

Yesterday, September 29th, Second Harvest Food Bank held a press conference to announce the results of the hunger study conducted in the beginning of the year (Click here to view our Executive Summary).   Speakers at the press briefing included Barbara Bigelow,…
Read more

Allentown, community action, economic crisis, Events, homelessness, hunger, poverty, research, Uncategorized, unemployment

, , , , , , , , , , ,

PRESS RELEASE: SUSTAINED UNEMPLOYMENT CAUSING PEOPLE TO SEEK FOOD ASSISTANCE FOR FIRST TIME

                            Second Harvest Survey Details Problems Faced by People Seeking Help at Emergency Food Assistance Sites             Since “The Great Recession” began in 2007, 76% of those seeking assistance at food pantries and meal centers commonly called “soup kitchens” sought…
Read more

Allentown, Bethlehem, community action, Easton, economic crisis, homelessness, hunger, media coverage, poverty, research, Uncategorized, unemployment

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

SECOND HARVEST TO RELEASE RESULTS OF SURVEY OF 500 WHO USE EMERGENCY HUNGER RELIEF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    Report Indicates Sustained Unemployment Hurting People Unaccustomed to Needing Help The Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania will release the results of a survey of 500 people who have sought assistance from the…
Read more

Allentown, Bethlehem, community action, Easton, economic crisis, Events, homelessness, hunger, media coverage, poverty, research, Uncategorized, unemployment

, , , , , , , , ,