Tag Archive: budget cuts

A Step in the Wrong Direction

We welcome Frank Sabatino, Weatherization Programs Specialist of the Energy Partnership program to Poverty’s Edge.  Frank worked at CACLV in the 1980’s and returned in 2000.  His anti-poverty work began as a VISTA volunteer in 1969.   Here at CACLV,…
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community action, economic crisis, legislation, poverty, Uncategorized

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July 12th on WDIY’s Lehigh Valley Discourse: Scott Parsons and Vic Mazziotti

“There is so much going on, so much at stake while too few people are paying attention.  Local politics affect our lives in so many ways and, yet, so much of it happens with too few people weighing in.” –…
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economic crisis, Lehigh Valley Discourse, local government, poverty, small business, Uncategorized

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THE FRAY

CACLV has at any time an array of public policy initiatives.  Sometimes we are fighting policy retreat that takes past gains away, sometimes we’re fighting to advance a progressive agenda.  But we’re always in the fight.  Following are some key…
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community action, economic crisis, legislation, local government, mortgage foreclosure, politics, poverty, predatory lending, Uncategorized

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We Can Only Do So Much…

We welcome back Jennifer Hernandez-Reyes, Communication and Reporting Specialist at the Sixth Street Shelter (SSS) to Poverty’s Edge.    I am not a garden person.  Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that plants are not my friends.  But as I see the flowers come up…
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economic crisis, legislation, local government, poverty, Uncategorized, unemployment

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Press Release: Lehigh Valley Fair Budget Coalition will host a Legislative Forum on April 13, 2012 at 1 PM.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Lehigh Valley Fair Budget Coalition will hold a hearing at which invited state legislators will hear the concerns of constituents who have been receiving services but are at risk of losing those services due to proposed…
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Bethlehem, Events, legislation, local government, media coverage, politics, poverty, Uncategorized

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