Tag Archive: community action

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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Bethlehem, community action, small business, Uncategorized

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

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

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Harrisburg Rally to Restore HEMAP: Mortgage Aid in PA Ends on September 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sponsored by the PA Save Our Homes Coalition, made up of housing, labor and religious groups from around the state.  www.PASaveOurHomes.org Join the cause at the Harrisburg Rally to restore HEMAP, a program which has helped many to save their home….
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community action, Events, legislation, local government, media coverage, mortgage foreclosure, Uncategorized

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